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Diran Adopts a Donkey...

So, I've met lots of good people through the inexplicable love of watches we all share. One of them is a thoroughly decent chap by the name of Diran (...
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Another day, another donkey...

So, I picked this little chap up off eBay just before Christmas... It didn't look too bad in the pictures but was sold as a non-runner. How bad could...
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Not just a one trick Donkey...

I was going to go for the popular vote and do a post on which of my Rolexes I should wear with my dashing red socks to go for a drive in my sports car...
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Refurbed and modded with a new bezel and a painted second hand to match. I do keep the occasional one for myself and I can't let this one go...
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Pretty little donkey visits the Spa

I haven't posted anything of substance for a while as real life has rather been getting in the way of watchy things. However, I've managed to get a fe...
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Latest donkey off the Gasworks bench...

Picked this rather sorry looking soul up off eBay a few weeks ago. It's a Seiko 7005-8042 from 1974 and, as you can see, it had a very interesting 6 o...
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The latest visitors to the Gasworks Spa...

So, whilst I summon the courage to post a refurb that didn't go quite so well... sorry @Aurelian ... here are a few bits I've been working on recently...
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Refurbishing my grandfathers Lorus

Recently my mom found the watch my grandfather used to wear. A quartz Lorus from the early 1980s. I decided to refurbish it... put a fresh battery in,...
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Another little donkey...

So, whilst I'm waiting for parts on the DX Sealion (it's had its case refinished and its movement serviced) but is waiting for a case ring - which was...
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Is a Frankenwatch ever okay?

Frankenwatches are an important topic and we have had over 643 unique posts on Watchcrunch discussing this according to google. I recently purchased three refurbished watchs from ebay. They claimed to...
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