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  1. sirish19

    sirish19 Apr 8, 2017

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    I am in the market now for a 1039 bracelet for my Tranny and see the prices going up just like with the DON's. I have seen a few that seem to have a lot of stretch in some of the links. Is that generally easy to repair or would that require buying new links?
     
  2. watchlovr

    watchlovr Apr 8, 2017

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    STS in the UK repair them.
     
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  3. sirish19

    sirish19 Apr 8, 2017

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    Thanks. Any idea on the cost? I guess it depends on the extent of the repair....
     
  4. watchlovr

    watchlovr Apr 8, 2017

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    Check their website, i think about £70.
     
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  5. noiseboyuk

    noiseboyuk Apr 8, 2017

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    £70 seems like a pretty good deal.
    Finding flat link bracelets at a reasonable price will prove more of a challenge !!
     
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  6. sirish19

    sirish19 Apr 8, 2017

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    thanks for the input.
     
  7. JohnSteed

    JohnSteed Apr 8, 2017

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    Repairing stretch would comprise 2 separate preocesses- 1st for the fixed links and 2nd for the stretch links. Condition would determine price but 70 quid seems low .... in my experience. Though you can likely repair the spring links yourself as a DIY project if you're so gifted or/and inclined

    There's a link somewhere to show. Search here on the forum
     
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  8. Nactex

    Nactex Apr 8, 2017

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    Why not use an 1175/No12 bracelet with 47 ends. It has the flat look, but no springs to deal with.
     
  9. The_Walrus

    The_Walrus Apr 9, 2017

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    Sirish i have come to the conclusion it is economically cheaper to buy one with the watch head attached. Same can be said for the DON.
    Any as well get a watch thrown in while at it.

    Michael Young can repair a 1039 . $US250 plus $30 return post. Was contacted by him only yesterday
     
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  10. tdn-dk

    tdn-dk Apr 9, 2017

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  11. 321Only

    321Only Jun 5, 2019

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    Hi, can anyone report first hand experience?
    I have a 1039 that could use some care as well and came across this thread ;)
     
  12. ndgal

    ndgal Jun 5, 2019

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    I use Michael Young in HK.
    Had him repair dozens of Omega (and Rolex) bracelets for me.
    Top notch job.
     
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  13. wsfarrell

    wsfarrell Jun 5, 2019

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  14. 321Only

    321Only Jun 6, 2019

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    Thanks for the feedback. Can you post some before/after shots of an Omega bracelet? I already saw numerous Rolex bracelets but no omega so far. Would be really helpful :)
     
  15. 321Only

    321Only Jun 6, 2019

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  16. Walviskroket

    Walviskroket Jun 6, 2019

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    To me it seems that DON bezels have lost some value (based on market price on this forum). I need a 1039 bracelet to so let me know if you are happy with the result
     
  17. Mark020

    Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Jun 6, 2019

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    Have used MY a dozen times on Rolex and always happy with the result
     
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  18. SergioBr

    SergioBr Jun 13, 2019

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    Do u have some before and after pics of a 1039 bracelet?
    What did he do? Links & polish? Costs?
     
  19. xeasygoingx

    xeasygoingx Jun 14, 2019

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    There is currently one FS (restored by Michael Young) in the "Watch parts" section. Amazing example! :thumbsup:
     
  20. Ed Black

    Ed Black Jun 19, 2019

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    There's a good link on Youtube as to how you can remove links on a 1039. Super easy, just fold them back and slide the bottom part.
     
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