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  1. EricJ

    EricJ May 16, 2018

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    i am looking for a good watchmaker in Detroit area.

    Any recommendations?
     
  2. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! May 16, 2018

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  4. EricJ

    EricJ May 16, 2018

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    Thanks for the help.

    I got a few places to try!
     
  5. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker May 16, 2018

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    Not sure you read that thread very well if that's the conclusion you came to.

    Personally in the Detroit area, JD's Watch Repair is who I would choose - Jamie is a trusted watchmaker.
     
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  6. Molko

    Molko May 16, 2018

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    Unfortunately, JD’s Watch Repair closed up in February. All my searches for a Michigan watchmaker brought up Jamie, he seems like he was quite a great watchmaker. I sent mine to TM Watch because it was impossible to find a watchmaker in my Mid-Michigan area. I’m very pleased with the results. OP, it looks like you have a few good options in your area. Good luck choosing! :)
     
  7. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker May 16, 2018

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    Okay thanks for letting me know - I hadn't emailed with him for a while, so I wasn't aware that he recently closed up shop.

    I know things weren't good after he lost his Rolex account - Rolex is just brutal in the way they do business. He had said he had parts for a while but that he may end up taking a service center job or with another company at some point.

    Another great independent watchmaker goes down thanks to brand parts policies. :thumbsdown:::censored::
     
  8. Fickelson

    Fickelson Jan 21, 2020

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    It turns out that JD does mail order work now, I'm sending a watch to him in Dayton, Ohio later this week. Bummer that he closed up his shop in Michigan though.
     
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  9. SonnyUte

    SonnyUte Mar 26, 2020 1:21pm

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    I live in the Dayton, Ohio area. I have recently acquired a couple vintage Omegas that require service. Can’t anyone tell me how to get in touch with JD?
     
  10. Molko

    Molko Mar 26, 2020 1:29pm

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    At the time I made that post he didn’t have anything on his Facebook stating that he accepted mailed in watches, but he does now! He actually has one of my watches currently.

    I initially Facebook messaged him and he said the best way to get ahold of him was via email, jdswatchrepair@yahoo.com :)
     
  11. SonnyUte

    SonnyUte Mar 26, 2020 1:41pm

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    Thanks! I will get in contact with him.