HOW WE RESTORE SEIKO 6105 DIVE WATCHES

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 DO NOT LOSE YOUR TICKET NUMBER. THIS TICKET REMAINS ONLINE FOR FUTURE WORKS OR WARRANTY WORK AND IF YOU EVER DESIRE ADDITIONAL RESTORATIONS..

 

 

 

ONE MOST WATCHES: 175.00
INCLUDES AUTOMATIC AND MANUAL WIND WITH OR WITHOUT STANDARD DATE/DAY WINDOWS AND COVERS DIVE,  MILITARY,  DRESS, SPORT, COLLECTIBLE WATCHES IN EARLY ANTIQUE TO VINTAGE TO CLASSIC AND COLLECTIBLE DATE VARIATIONS. BOTH IN SWEEP SECONDS AND SUB-SECONDS [SUB-SECONDS REGISTER] PLUS WARRANTY AND PORTAL MEMBERSHIP

 

175.00 WATCH RESTORATION W/WARRANTY W/RETURN SHIP & LIFETIME LSYF MEMBERSHIP [194.00]

 

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TWO COMPLICATED WATCHES: 285.00
INCLUDES MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC COMPLICATED, ALARM, SINGLE, DOUBLE TRIPLE SUB REGISTER WATCHES AS WELL AS COMPLICATED WHICH INCLUDE SINGLE DATE POINTERS, MULTI-TASK VERSIONS AS WELL AS CHRONOGRAPH  AND COMPLICATED WATCHES WITH CENTER SWEEP OR SUB SECONDS REGISTER PLUS WARRANTY AND PORTAL MEMBERSHIP

 

285.00 WATCH RESTORATION W/WARRANTY W/RETURN SHIP & LIFETIME LSYF MEMBERSHIP [244.00]

 

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THANK YOU ROCK

 

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2 6105 SEIKO DIVE WATCHES
ONE WITH ORIGINAL 6105 BEZEL
THE OTHER WITH A 6309 BEZEL

 

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A PIC OF BEFORE

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CASE RESTORE SOMETIMES CALLS FOR DRASTIC MEASURES

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SANDING AND MACHINE CUTTING

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KEEPING OR RECREATING THE LINES

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WITH CARE AND EXPERIENCE

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LOOKS WORSE THAN IT IS

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LINES/EDGES ARE SET

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RE-CREATED

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CASE BACK COMPLETED

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USE OF COMPOUNDS IS AN ART

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DIFFERENT TYPES FOR DIFFERENT PROCEDURES

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AT LEAST 5

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GETS THE JOB DONE

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RAKING THE WHEEL

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A FINISHING WHEEL FOR THE CASE BACK

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HARD BUFF FOR EDGES

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READY TO ASSEMBLE – THEN BUFFING AGAIN – FOR THE FINAL FINISH

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POLISHED BEADED OR BRUSHED YOUR CHOICE

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OR A COMBINATION

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SEIKO 6105 BEZEL SINGLE KNURLS

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5309 DOUBLE KNURLS

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ALWAYS ATTEMPT TO REPLACE THE CRYSTAL WITH  HARDLEX CRYSTALS

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EVEN THE HOLD DOWN IS FINISHED
BUT NO SANDING OR CUTTING COMPOUNDS

 

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SHE IS RESTORED HOW CAN A DEALER OFFER THIS FOR  A FEW HUNDRED BUCKS?

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YUP. SILLY 7

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EXCESS WILL BE REMOVED

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HERE SHE IS BRUSHED  BACK POLISHED CASE BACK

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COMPLETED

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NOTE THE HEIGHT OF THIS HARDLEX CRYSTAL

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HERE WITH RETAINER-ELECTRO CLEANED AND A CLOTH TO BUFF NO BUFFING!

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HERE IS THE ONE WITH REPLACEMENT BEZEL

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NOTE THE CIRCULAR LINE WITH ARROW ON CROWN YOU MUST PLACE A FLAT ROUND SEAL
IN CROWN SO THAT WHEN IT IS PRESSED IN AND THE CROWN TURNED TO LOCK
POSITION, IT WILL BE FORCED AGAINST STEM TUBE

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DO NOT LOSE YOUR BEZEL….

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LATER

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TWO 6105 SEIKO MOVEMENTS
LEFT ONE HAS DAMAGED ROTOR ASSEMBLY
ROTOR PULLED OUT AND STRIPPED THE ROTOR SCREW DOWN THREADS
ALSO MAIN SPRING IS GONE

 

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HAVE TO CHANGE THE BEARING ASSEMBLY
AND BALANCE STAFF
THESE CANNOT BE PURCHASED

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SHORTENING THE STORY LINE}
NEW BALANCE STAFF

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MOVING TO THE ONE ON RIGHT
NEW MAIN
NEW INTERMEDIATE DATE WHEEL
FROM HOUR WHEEL TO DATE TURNING WHEEL

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HERE WE SEE IT MISSING
ALSO DAMAGE FROM RUST ALONG THE SET BRIDGE
WATER ENTERING THE STEM/CROWN TUBE

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HERE THE PLASTIC/NYLON WHEEL IS REPLACED
CLEANING HAS REMOVED RUST ALONG THE SET BRIDGE
THE DAMAGE ARRESTED WITH CHEMICALS
SANDING COULD REMOVE THE PITTING
BUT THAT COULD WEAKEN THE SET BRIDGE COMPONENTS

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NEW BEARING ASSEMBLY WITH PROPER THREADS ON FIRST

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CLEANED BALANCE WITH NEW HAIR SPRING

MORE LATER

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Published on: April 6, 2014


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