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It's a happy day, a new watch arrived My buy from John from down under is in!Cheers!

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James T. Kirk©  
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November 17, 2012 12:22PM
You may have seen John's Diesel watch he showed us some time ago. I took an interest in it and John agreed to send it The Netherlands for a "nice price". As soon as I got some funds from a sold watch in, I contacted and paid him and he send it super quickly!

When I got the watch in, I noticed 2 things: the dial is WAAAAAY greener, than I thought, but there was some damage to the case in the form of some 'scraped-up metal' (see in the wrist pictures close to the crown) I HAD to figure out if I could remedy that. Thanks to some careful grinding with a grinding stone piece on my mini drill (Dremel lookalike) and then extensive polishing I got it to 90% improvement, I think. There is a slight 'dip' there, but thanks to some 'brushing" it's only noticeable in certain light. Mission accomplished!
A third thing I did not notice from John's picture, is that it might be a challenge to find a bracelet or any other strap for the watch....It has curved spring bars!! I was convinced it had just straight lugs underneath the case, but no! I'm not a real fan of the green canvas strap, though it has leather lining, but have to find some solution later...

Because the strap is now wet because of cleaning, you get a new wrist shot later! Smile





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It's a happy day, a new watch arrived My buy from John from down under is in!Cheers! Image Attachments URL

James T. Kirk©257November 17, 2012 12:22PM

Congrats, Johan! Looks neat, hope it works out Thumbs up! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack55November 19, 2012 08:33AM

Thank you, my friend! Cheers! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©58November 19, 2012 09:38AM

Congrats, Cap'n! Thumbs Up If you go and buy a big selection of>>

Dave M60November 18, 2012 02:39PM

Or he could buy one of these relatively cheap tools Wink URL

BobbyMike64November 18, 2012 02:57PM

Hihihi, just 2 curved spring bars are way cheaper!

James T. Kirk©67November 18, 2012 03:08PM

Plan for the future! Wink (n/t)

BobbyMike61November 18, 2012 04:26PM

The spring bar is not the issue here....Wink

James T. Kirk©66November 18, 2012 02:53PM

A very cool watch, Captain !!! CoolThumbs up! (n/t)

IF67November 18, 2012 05:24AM

Thank you! Yannis! Cheers! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©63November 18, 2012 05:37AM

Cool one Jim! I like that it has a 12hr. chrono. Another + Smile (n/t)

Timemiser67November 18, 2012 01:42AM

Dd not even noticed that! Blushing Thanks Tim! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©60November 18, 2012 05:36AM

Funky cool Thumbs Up (n/t)

Nuvolari77November 17, 2012 10:38PM

Thank you! Michael, yes it's certainly different! Laughing (n/t)

James T. Kirk©49November 17, 2012 11:59PM

Looks great, Jim.Thumbs up! Congrats and enjoy. (n/t)

Mark C.48November 17, 2012 03:10PM

Thank you! Mark! Cheers! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©49November 17, 2012 03:42PM

As promised, new wristshot! Image Attachments URL

James T. Kirk©60November 17, 2012 01:50PM

That is such a Cool looking watch Johan! Congrats and enjoyCheers! (n/t)

RR21887November 17, 2012 01:50PM

Thank you, my friend, it will be my "field watch" Laughing (n/t)

James T. Kirk©68November 17, 2012 01:51PM

Cool Congrats Captain Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto55November 17, 2012 01:24PM

Thank you! Reto! Smile (n/t)

James T. Kirk©45November 17, 2012 01:51PM

congrats cap'n. enjoy this fresh young watch in health and joy. (n/t)

jackrobinson55November 17, 2012 12:53PM

Thanks, my friend, indeed it's "something else"! Laughing (n/t)

James T. Kirk©56November 17, 2012 01:52PM



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