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  1. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Mar 24, 2013

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    Hi,
    I've mainly been using AJ watch repair in Canberra, and have posted some stuff to Steve for servicing also. I was wondering what other options people know of in Australia for servicing?
    Ta
    Daniel
     
  2. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 24, 2013

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    I've found a guy called Paul in Brisbane, he remanufactured the internal pushers on my Cal 320 when nobody else in Brisbane could and did it all for $240 which wasn't bad. No website, no email, just a phone number and a tiny shop behind a coffee shop.
     
  3. brycieboy

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  4. Wheels

    Wheels Mar 25, 2013

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    My watchmaker that I had local retired last year. Ernest Freher did great work and was always good for a chat. He still does some stuff for me but as he's a grey nomad now I kinda wait for 6-8 months till I get it back.
    For other stuff I want done sooner I use V&E Sintic in Castlereigh St, Sydney. Again, they do good work and are reasonably priced.
     
  5. pitpro

    pitpro Likes the game. Mar 26, 2013

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    ask achim
     
  6. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Sep 28, 2013

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  7. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Sep 28, 2013

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    Wheels what does v&e charge for a basic service? Have you used them often? Ever had any issues?
    Thanks
     
  8. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Sep 28, 2013

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    Nick Hacko at

    clockmaker.com.au

    in Sydney
     
  9. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Sep 30, 2013

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    Have you used him much? Has anyone else? What sort of prices does he charge?
     
  10. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Sep 30, 2013

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    Used a few times, reasonable prices and purchased a few watches off him. Great to deal with and can source parts and watches that are wanted. Give him a call he's only too happy to answer your questions. He's making a watch at the moment from some Unitas movements he picked up.
     
  11. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 30, 2013

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  12. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Sep 30, 2013

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  13. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Feb 4, 2020

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    I’m bumping this thread to see if any newer Australian members have suggestions
     
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  14. Ctau67

    Ctau67 Aug 28, 2020

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    Hi Daniel,
    I'm in Canberra. Are you still using AJ watch repair? It has been a few years since your original post and am looking for a quality repairer. I have a few vintage watches that could do with a service.
    Also, who would be considered the best Rolex repairer in Australia?
    Regards Chris
     
  15. Tonyash

    Tonyash Aug 28, 2020

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  16. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Aug 28, 2020

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    Adam only does Omega.
    For Rolex, I’ve been using Max Schweitzer in Sydney.
     
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  17. Tonyash

    Tonyash Aug 28, 2020

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    Yes Adam is Omega only these days.
    Rory specialises in vintage Rolex but services most brands. I have had Heuers, Omegas, Smiths, Tissot and Zenith serviced by him. No Rolex 'cos I only ever had one and sold that.
    Great guys and never had anything but fantastic work from both. While I tend to send Omega for service to Adam these days, I give everything else to Rory.
     
  18. Candle00

    Candle00 Aug 28, 2020

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    Greg Alexander in Darlington. Has serviced vintage Omega’s and Rolex for me.
     
  19. Franco

    Franco Aug 29, 2020

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    In the past I have had work on militaries done by Phil Gore (Ferntree Gully Watch Co), and some also through Achim (watchyouwant on OF)
     
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  20. Huus

    Huus Aug 29, 2020

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    I had 2 vintage watches repaired and serviced by Watch Tech in Brisbane, both times I was very satisfied with their service and price. Turnaround time on both was less then 6 weeks. The first an Omega Seamaster from '69 (caliber 601 I believe), the second a S&F also from the sixties with a caliber 980 eta. See (terrible::facepalm2::) picture below.

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