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JBird7986 ·

NWA! The other other Moonswatch alternative? The Speedmaster Homage by Phylida.

For a long time, I have flirted on and off with the idea of getting a Speedmaster Moonwatch, but I've never been able to get over the hurdle of the fa...
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JBird7986 ·

Radium Removal

Does anyone know of a watchmaker who will remove radium lume from watch dials? I'd like to see about restoring my grandfather's old watch and bringing...
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JBird7986 ·

It is a Sad Day for my Black Bay (GMT)...

I re-set the time on it last week after noticing that it was losing a fair bit of time. It's down 90 seconds after 10 days with a movement that's not...
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Recent Comments

JBird7986 commented on Should I intentionally magnetize my watch ·

Service time, my friend.  When was the last time you sent it in?

JBird7986 commented on HELLO😊 ·

Welcome to the Crunch!  Try not to get squished! 😜

JBird7986 commented on I need your opinion! ·

Is it worth the extra €1489 to you to have a watch that is closer to your ideal size?  If yes, grab it.  If no, pass.

JBird7986 commented on I Did The Unthinkable 😂🤞 ·

I'm not sure what's worse about that statement -- the fact that you don't think Daniel Wellington is that bad, or the fact that you have experience with Daniel Wellington. 😜

JBird7986 commented on Black Dial VS White Dial ?? ·

C -- It depends.

JBird7986 commented on New to this great forum! ·

Welcome to the Crunch!

JBird7986 commented on Citizen Pain ·

Looks factory fresh.

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JBird7986 ·

It's alive! IT'S ALIVE!!!! - The Skyhawk Saga - Part 3 of 3

So some of you may have been following the saga of my rediscovery of my 18th birthday gift -- a 2nd Generation Citizen EcoDrive Skyhawk Blue Angels Ti...
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JBird7986 ·

Calling all Crunchers! Community Assistance Required

So, my grandparents are currently in the process of downsizing and in the process they came across a bunch of vintage/antique watches that they though...
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JBird7986 ·

Look at me...look at me! I'm the watchmaker now!

So I was the lucky winner of the giveaway for the DIY Watch Club kit that @Max so generously offered up. I'm pleased to announce that I have finished...
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JBird7986 ·

To resuscitate or let sleeping dogs lie? 2nd Gen Citizen EcoDrive Skyhawk Blue Angels Titanium

So, as some of you may know, a few days ago, I posted a thread, wherein I found an old friend of mine, obtained half my lifetime ago: https://www.watchcrunch.com/JBird7986/posts/i-found-a-long-lost-fr...
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JBird7986 ·

I found a long lost friend today... - Skyhawk Saga - Part 1 of 3

...it's a shame it's dead as a doornail. This was my first watch from a reputable brand that wasn't a complete joke: She still fits (!) and is still d...
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JBird7986 ·

What's your preferred bracelet style?

As you can see, I'm big on bracelets over straps, and all of my watches (bar one) are on different styles of bracelet! We all know that watch bracelets come in many different styles, each with their o...
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JBird7986 ·

I Like Watches (Gary) is giving away a Grand Seiko!

Whether you like his content or despise it, Gary from I Like Watches is giving away a Grand Seiko SBGX263 with a 9F quartz movement once the video bel...
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