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  1. Vulffi

    Vulffi Apr 9, 2017

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    This week I got my watch back from regular service for the third time ! I have been without it since the middle of January...
    No matter how Richmond declares after the first failed service:

    "Be assured of our commitment to have your watch restored in perfect working order. For more security, we have decided to reinforce our process of tests and controls before it leaves our workshop.

    At this moment, your watch is in the final control stage. It will take 2-3 days before we know if the movement is functioning well within the limits of Cartier."

    they still did not get it right ! This time they had made the very basic mistake of misaligning the hands so that the chrono seconds touched the minutes hand every time around half something so that the watch stopped.
    No answers to my questions, etc. Very poor service ! If you refuse to sell parts to other watchmakers so that "you can assure the quality work" = monopoly, then Richmond should make proper service without continuous basic mistakes...
    Now I barely dare to wear my watch, looking at it all day and wondering what will break next ?

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  2. Buck2466

    Buck2466 Apr 9, 2017

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  3. LindaO

    LindaO Apr 9, 2017

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    Just cleaned and shined up this 1972 cal 1030 manual wind with quick date..love the wine colored dial..original omega acrylic crystal and crown...german fixoflex band was easy to fit to my wrist. fullsizeoutput_1d56.jpeg
     
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  4. adi4

    adi4 Apr 9, 2017

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    Credor day-date GMT, the crown on the top right sets the independent hour hand when pulled out. And the movement isn't so bad to look at either! Based on the old 52xx movement architecture, this movement line is now largely discontinued as it made way to other more modern movements from Seiko.
     
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  5. Jking

    Jking something intelligent and witty... Apr 9, 2017

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    IMG_3627.JPG Omega Aqua terra over the French Quarter
     
  6. abrod520

    abrod520 Apr 9, 2017

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  7. Traveler

    Traveler Apr 9, 2017

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  8. Togri v. 2.0

    Togri v. 2.0 Apr 9, 2017

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    In Berlin with the family.

    First a tribute to Mad Dog. I tried to convince my wife to stop for coffee saying something about all these DD photos at the forum (everytime I mention OF she looks so tired::confused2::) but she wouldn't. She would rather go to the Starbucks so naturally that was what we did.
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    I was however allowed to snap one of her for the forum.
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    And then myself while at a playground
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  9. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Apr 9, 2017

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    Now double dogging it by adding Speedy Gonzales to my Illinois Bunn Special Sixty Hour for today. @ChuckMK23 (who is also wearing his Speedy Gonzales) was a most kind host for a small GTG as well as cooking dinner for my wife and I at his residence...thanks again, Chuck! :thumbsup:

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  10. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Apr 9, 2017

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    Which service center was this? Had a similar frustration with Dallas Tx on my Montblanc a couple of years ago. Took them three trips to get it right.
     
  11. grizzlycanuck

    grizzlycanuck Apr 9, 2017

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  12. BPD

    BPD Apr 9, 2017

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    Mr. Speedy all ready to go for the week after his bi-monthly polywatch massage.... IMAG0096_1_1.jpg
     
  13. Jwit

    Jwit Not a doctor, but plays one on ΩF Apr 9, 2017

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    My grandfather's Seiko 5 bester for installing the new kitchen cabinets today.

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    Then obviously the Sinn after getting myself cleaned up.
     
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  14. Dre

    Dre Apr 9, 2017

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    Rare black dial Polerouter Super

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  15. Ko1892

    Ko1892 Apr 9, 2017

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  16. Ko1892

    Ko1892 Apr 9, 2017

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    ::love::::love::::love::
     
  17. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Apr 9, 2017

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    Good effort, sir! :thumbsup:

    If mama ain't happy...ain't nobody happy! :D

    Keep trying...she'll come around sooner or later! ;)

    Bonus DD/Metallica/Speedy Gonzales pic from the layover in Las Vegas a few days ago...

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  18. TheCaptainOfTech

    TheCaptainOfTech Apr 9, 2017

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  19. Barking mad

    Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Apr 9, 2017

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    Meetings all day today:( might as well have something nice to look at:)

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  20. Andsan

    Andsan Apr 10, 2017

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