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  1. civic4982

    6152/1

    I think it actually looks like the old Silix case hats 47mm in diameter without crown with the dual display and solid caseback. It’s not a bad start but would be a lot of work to get it in top vintage shape. Mine started out that way: Right Bottom left Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    My First 6152/1 Adventure (Pics Heavy

    Looking great so far! Before assembly, may I recommend consideration of an Athaya crown instead? The sharper angles on it are more notably more accurate imho. What will go under the hood? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. civic4982

    Scratch built full size egi

    Such an incredible build but I’d expect nothing less from Neckyzips. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. civic4982

    Replacing plexi on a DW Tudor 7032/7031

    Ohhhh I see. Perhaps the Tudor Monte Carlo case is based upon the T-21 crystal instead of the T-128 crystal I had purchased since they perhaps used the case of the Daytona as a mod case instead of the 7031/2. Thanks for the input folks. I’ll have my friend measure he ID size for a correct crystal Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Hi folks. During a service my Monte Carlo crystal began to come apart. Although I had a Tropic 128 genuine crystal the inner diameter of the crystal was too large for the David Wong (DW) case and the outer diameter was too tight for the DW bezel. Any sources for when one might replace this crystal? Thanks in advance. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. civic4982

    Welcome aboard!

    A gentleman and great pleasure to deal with. Good to see you around! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. civic4982

    Rolex GMT 6542 PanAm

    Wow amazing. Is the Joe who did these rocking engravings NECKYZIPS or a different Joe? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    WC 3.16.16

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    March 11 2016

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    March 9 2016

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  11. civic4982

    My first MBW 1665 DRSD build, help please. :D

    I heard on anther forum that some member was concerned about the Swiss movement in these which is expected. Well in fact it is a nice Swiss ETA 2836: And here is the MBK crown tube on left and Athaya 702 on right: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    My first MBW 1665 DRSD build, help please. :D

    No this was a gen insert as sold to me by Sub007 I also noticed the same thing. The Athaya tube is a lot thicker and needs the case to be drilled and tapped. This doesn't seem to be true for the 5513 or 1680 as my friend stated his was okay and swapped right in. Athayas tubes for 702 should be exactly the same as gen. They will fit gen crowns. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Any advice for nicer and flatter hands? The MBW seems to be small and off on the hour hand. Actually all the MBW hands are seemingly not correct. I'm considering TC hands vs. M. young hands vs. Clark's with Clark's being the least pricey at $15 or so. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  13. civic4982

    My first MBW 1665 DRSD build, help please. :D

    Thanks for the advice. A friend actually kindly gifted me a cartel 93150 and it wears great! As for the crown tube a friend also said in his experience the Athaya (and gen) tubes fit perfect on the 5513 and 1680 MBW. That just mean the 1665 uses a different setup. So no luck on the crown yet but so far so good: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. civic4982

    My first MBW 1665 DRSD build, help please. :D

    Anyone know a good place to pick up end links and bracelet to match this? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    My first MBW 1665 DRSD build, help please. :D

    Another interesting tidbit is that this 1665 I got is lumed. All this time I thought the MBW/MBK dials were not lumed? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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