In this section, I cover all things related to watches and watch repairs.
Do I really Hate Invicta?
First, let me say that I really don’t hate Invicta watches. I rather enjoy most of their designs and styles of their watches except for a few of the bigger and bulkier watches that have kind of strange watch bands on them. Invicta used to… Read More »Do I really Hate Invicta?
How a Rolex 3135 Quickset Date Feature Works
Most, but not all Rolex watches have the quickset feature. The quickset feature on a Rolex watch allows you to advance the “date” manually, and quickly instead of advancing the time 24 hours to advance to the next date. Here, I want to show you… Read More »How a Rolex 3135 Quickset Date Feature Works
16 Size Elgin Pocket Watch Restoration and a couple of broken bits!
Elgin pocket watches are some of the best watches every made. I’m lucky enough to receive a lot of pocket watches in, for restoration, repairs, and cosmetic work. It is an honor for me to work on these, and I get to meet so many… Read More »16 Size Elgin Pocket Watch Restoration and a couple of broken bits!
How to replace a broken balance staff on a Pocket Watch
Replacing a broken balance staff on a pocket watch, is not a very complicated repair. However it is made it easier if you have the correct tools and enough patience to get through the complete repair. The balance is important, obviously, and the staff is… Read More »How to replace a broken balance staff on a Pocket Watch
How to replace a Rolex Mainspring
In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to replace the main spring in a men’s Rolex wristwatch. It is important that mechanical watches be serviced periodically, and have the main springs changed during that period of service. the main spring, is the motor… Read More »How to replace a Rolex Mainspring
How to replace a broken Watch Crystal
in this tutorial, you’ll learn how to change a flat, round watch crystal… All the procedures and tools you need will be listed.
Pocket Watch Full Service Parts 1, 2 & 3
Pocket watches are some of the most collectable items ever. They are mechanical wonders that have been made for hundreds of years. These ticking beauties however, need to be serviced. In this series, parts 1, 2 and 3, you will see the full teardown and… Read More »Pocket Watch Full Service Parts 1, 2 & 3
Tudor Hack Repair
What is a hack? Well, in this instance and context, a hack is a small piece of a watch that stops the balance from spinning when the user pulls the crown out, usually to the second click position. The purpose of a hack, is to… Read More »Tudor Hack Repair