Monthly Archives: October 2009

Watch band ideas

Even though we have decided to not buy anything permanent this month, Christmas is coming and I wanted to got some ideas down for watch bands that I like: For my 22mm divers (Orange bullet, Pepsi, and Full Lume compass): … Continue reading

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First real watch repair

With my vintage Timex, it was starting, stopping, and not keeping good time.  So, I opened it up and did a little basic repair.  I used lighter fluid (napthha) to clean the balance pivots and the lever pivots.  Then I … Continue reading

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Sad day for fine watch lovers.

It looks like Bailey Banks & Biddle is going out of business after 175 years.  They were always very helpful, but with the downturn of the economy, I can understand why they were struggling.  Even high end stores falter.  I … Continue reading

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