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mach 0.0013137

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I got a Seiko SRP77K1 Turtle off ebay which arrived yesterday & attempted to resize the bracelet something I`ve done many times. Unfortunately, I didn`t know the pins had collars (I`ve never come across them before) & managed not only to lose a collar but also to somehow bend a pin, something I`ve  never done before. I  still need to take out another link but must admit I`m rather wary about trying it now :(

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Trusty watchmaker time Mac :thumbsup:

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I found a couple of videos on You Tube explaining how to do it, so I`ll try again tomorrow, though perhaps a wee bit more carefully this time hammer.gif.e0f4bf535981083d9b1417382d8b3466.gif  598761938_(53).gif.689ceec103806aa513d2c3eb69e5fca2.gif

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I managed to lose a couple of collars when I first got my Marine Master but surprisingly after crawling around on the carpet for 10 minutes,  I managed to find them

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IT just requires care when they have collars, no doubt it just took you by surprise and you will be fine now you know what to expect. 

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well was not going to admit this but I have lost one of the tiny/ tiny screws from removing a link on the gs , it pinged from my tweezers its on the floor some were in my office , think of a spec of dust and you will surmise how small it is and how lost it is, !!

think most have been there mac , more speed . lest haste !:biggrin:

deano

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All regular tinkers have wooden or vinyl floors, a decent magnet, and if all else fails a cloth over the vacuum hose can find most things!

 

I have been truly impressed at what a difference a good set of tweezers makes.  I use Horotec Brass tweezers for most jobs.  

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Language, Mach, language!:laugh:

Sometimes, one starts a job knowing it is risky, then wishes one had never taken the risk in the first place. I began to attempt a battery replacement in my beautiful Accurist Greenwich Complication watch but luckily stopped in time to draw breath and realise that a clumsy idiot like myself should not remove the back of such a watch. It is now in the hands of my trusty jeweller who knows what he is doing.

And yes, dear Scott, you are so right about flooring in areas where tinkering takes place...:)

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@mach 0.0013137 someone on here did a tutorial/link on this very subject, which I cannot find now.

Plus, for working on suchlike stuff, one of these alloy bakeries trays with a rubber mat works well to stop things disappearingaluminium-roasting-pan-500x500.jpg

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millennium hand an' shrimp 

 

 

+1 to the magnet (wood floors) btw

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