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mountaineer

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  1. Do you know if the setting lever for ETA 28xx will fit an ETA 27xx?
  2. Thanks for the replies. I am going to purchase the correct bph movement and have the calendar works removed during service.
  3. I am starting a Tudor 9401 build and have access to two different eta 27xx series movements (this is what will fit the dial). The watch should have an eta 2776 which is a 21.6 bph with no date (cannot find a movement for sale). I can get an eta 2772, 21.6 bph, with a date (for a good price); or eta 2771 28.8 bph, no date (for a little more money). Would you choose the lower beat and incorrectly have a date setting? or higher beat with no date? Thanks
  4. Thanks i will check out yuki and keep my eye on the m2m sales. They want $150 for that dial.
  5. What is your opinion on this 5513 dial? It has eta feet, which I like for this build, singer stamped on the back 26mm. I am considering it for a build but it is kind of expensive and I am not sure of accuracy.
  6. I haven't modified the the st retaining ring yet. I got the gen bezel ring on with a crystal press but it doesn't turn easily. I ordered an additional st retaining ring to mod but haven't worked on it yer.
  7. No i am using a st crystal retaining ring. That must be the problem. I guess i need to modify the st retaining rng or find a gen.
  8. I have a sub with ST3135 case and tried to install a gen bezel ring and couldn't get it to fit. Tried for about 45 minutes. Has anyone installed a gen bezel ring on this case? or maybe some advice on what I am doing wrong? Thanks
  9. I thought would be the guinea pig and just roll the dice. Order a case and hope for the best. If I get the case, other forum members would benefit. I went through the checkout process until payment. The only option was cash on delivery. At that point I ejected. I have never purchased anything via that method and didnt want this transaction to be the first.
  10. That was my concern. I was just enticed by the price of the case. Thanks for the reply.
  11. I am looking to purchase a 7750 case for a franken tudor build. There is a site www.dw-daytona.com; that looks like you can order from them. I think is was the original source of dw cases. Has anybody ordered from this site recently or is long gone? Thanks,
  12. Thanks for the insight. I will probably look for a silver date wheel overlay with round 3's and keep it accurate.
  13. I have a franken 16800 with gen dial & hands aged tritium in a st3135 case yuki 3135. I want the date disc to have vintage font and open 6 9. I am having a hard time finding a 3135 date disc with open 6 9. I ordered a silver date wheel overlay with open 6 9 and am going to make my own date disc. The only problem is the dwo has fllat top 3's. I think it would give the watch a nice vintage look but I don't believe it is period correct. Do you think the flat top 3's will look completely out of place on a 16800? Thanks
  14. Nightwatch, thanks for the reply & links. I will keep my eye out for the correct size on chrono24.
  15. That was my thought. The seller says he can guarentee they are genuine. States they might have been a prototype run. They dont look bad but they are being sold for a premium.