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In Response To: Making LEMONADE Re; Nailed ()

-------------------------------------------------Sence I am into OLD Metal & not new software, Posting pics is a tedious process I even found a host and still the NASA photos did not come out.

If any one would like I would send photos to them and thay could post them for the crew.
If Not Thats cool But Please, No bashing. last time I stated a problem with posting a poster accused me of being lazy and other things I felt as negitive.
If one of you sofware guys lives in the Calif bayarea. I would trade 2 hours of watch work for 1 hour of you at my computer with me to learn how to use this site.
I post at photos at other sites but just keep falling down on here.
: Hi Crew
: If you want more insite see Re: Nailed,
: As you may have seen on the post that it was a
: bad deal. and there was no way out. I was
: clear But such is life. So I took & made
: Lemonade.

: Photos to come and if not email me and I will
: email you the photos to post for us
: all.(thanks)
: 1st as you know, it had a 1st class service for
: $482.00. You all know it was a 7754 not a
: 7750. Bummer only the dial and rotor are
: real.

: Sence he would not work with me. I took it
: apart this after noon and here is what I
: found.
: 1st I forgot how easy the 7750 is to work on.
: Its like changing spark plugs.

: The hacking slider #9344 was not installed
: 2nd

: Heavily magnetized, it seems as it was a dip/
: blow and go clean job . as i split upen the
: train it was all wet between the plates.BAD
: & the so called master watchmaker did
: not install the top date plate correctly and
: a leaver was not seated so the date and
: other things did not always work correctly.
: 3; I touched up some brassing on the dial in
: the 30 min sub area as thay must of gouged
: it pulling off the sub hand.
: 4: I mixed 3 colors of luminus to get a true
: color for the hour and Min. hands. ( it does
: not show in the photos

: Also mixed a lot of color for the sub hands I
: needed it to look a little darker than white
: to fit the aging dial.
: 5; A Complete rebuld and done properly this
: time. it took all afternoon , I always spend
: to much time on the day/date stuff, always
: have.
: 6; Put it in the old PVD Croton case that was
: beat.
: I polished it up. it regualted in all positions
: dead on. the polishing off all the PVD took
: a lot of time too.

: But now you can see it is a nice older watch
: with a real Heuer dial hands and Rotor.
: I wish you could see it in real the color came
: out nice on the all the hands.
: I can not beleave thay charged so much for such
: a BAD job. for $482.00 Thay should of at
: least R&R the hands and made sure all the
: functions worked. A old WOSTEP friend told
: me once that American and some Asian
: countries have some of the worst watchmakers
: now days as fare as franking and butcher
: work. The more I see in this last 10years
: the more I a beleave it.
: No exuse for bad work for others!!!

: Do you like the finished product?
: I know its Faranken But I hope you saw the
: photos before and after.
: Take Care and Thanks for taken the hole Journey
: with me . It all happened here. My 1st Bad
: Heuer deal.Did Not say to much yesterday
: when i got it, untell I talked to the
: seller, to getting the brush off, to a Full
: rebuld and restoration.
: Thanks
: peter

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