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Old 02-13-2013, 05:43 PM   #5671
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:52 PM   #5672
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mmm, that's a curious watch, it tells the day and the month but the number of the day is in the circumference, thats thinking out side the norm!
The sector at the top, is that the power meter?
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The valjoux 7751 has that calendar ring too...not the reserve though. But alot of slickness to fit into movement. Annoyingly, they've managed to start making some lower-end knock-offs of that movement. That JLC...a real classy number.
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:15 PM   #5673
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Picked up this one last week. The AD was dropping the Jaeger-LeCoultre line and was about to box the watches up and send them back to the distributor. They knew I had admired this watch and called me to see if I wanted it, at their cost, before it got sent back. Couldn't say no to that............
As others have said...awesome watch. Congrats.
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:26 PM   #5674
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This dealer has been very good to me over the years. The Master Calendar Makes it a JLC trio for me.



In addition to the watch, they fixed me up with a bunch of JLC swag, since they will no longer carry the brand. The books retailed for well north of $100 apiece.



Factory photo of the back of the Master Calendar. There are 339 parts in there, with 41 jewels in the movement. It's a work of art.



Thanks for the nice comments.
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:42 PM   #5675
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i swoon for that Reverso Duo
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:55 AM   #5676
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Man, you like exactly the kind of watches I do.

Unfortunately, these are expensive tastes for me.
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:52 AM   #5677
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Old 02-17-2013, 12:10 PM   #5678
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I like Bullheads. The Seiko is a new one...I had one of the 70's Seiko Bullheads but got tired of winding it...

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Old 02-17-2013, 04:40 PM   #5679
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Because for the military, planning, report, calculation and schedule are more based on the "minute past the hour" than the hour itself. Especially in aviation.
Hi SgtD-
Reading/replying to this earlier, the application made me scratch my head--
After thinking about this some more,
and after 'attempting' to line up my lovely Sector ADV 4500's dink-ee, low-contrast, minute hand using the mi-nute, anal, pre-WIS standards;
I bow to the validity of this watch face/explanation.

Now, if I could afford one. smile.
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:50 AM   #5680
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Service question

Well, I'm mostly a lurker on here because I don't have anything impressive. This Seiko has been my daily for about 7 years now:



I recently had the battery changed while on a trip, and the fuckers forgot to put the o-ring back in, so it got moisture inside.

I took the back off, and there is some rust colored grime on the surface of the movement and the battery was clearly shot. I've put the watch in a container of rice with the cover off to suck out all the moisture, but I'm wondering if I can clean the movement myself by dipping it in something? Or should I just take it to a repair facility? Or just buy a new one?

Could use some advice, thanks in advance
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:32 AM   #5681
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I'd take it to a repair facility.
Then I'd buy a new watch, since I'd need one while this one is getting fixed.

I'll use almost any excuse for another watch.
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Old 02-19-2013, 08:27 AM   #5682
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Well, I'm mostly a lurker on here because I don't have anything impressive. This Seiko has been my daily for about 7 years now:



I recently had the battery changed while on a trip, and the fuckers forgot to put the o-ring back in, so it got moisture inside.

I took the back off, and there is some rust colored grime on the surface of the movement and the battery was clearly shot. I've put the watch in a container of rice with the cover off to suck out all the moisture, but I'm wondering if I can clean the movement myself by dipping it in something? Or should I just take it to a repair facility? Or just buy a new one?

Could use some advice, thanks in advance
I'd say your watch is impressive. What model is it?
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Old 02-19-2013, 08:48 AM   #5683
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I'd say your watch is impressive. What model is it?
Seiko Alarm Chronograph SNA613
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:05 AM   #5684
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Probably go with the repair...that second suggestion is dangerous for my bank account .... hehe

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I'd take it to a repair facility.
Then I'd buy a new watch, since I'd need one while this one is getting fixed.

I'll use almost any excuse for another watch.
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:37 AM   #5685
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nice bracelet. lots of folks would ding it for deviating from a standard bar end, but I like it.
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