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  1. jB1128 Apr 17, 2020

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    Flieger Friday with my AWCI Build a Watch 2.0 assembled pilots automatic with the ETA 6497. I loved the class, and am delighted by how much I enjoy wearing this watch!
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    ...and an evening lume shot from last night
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  2. capt-dim Apr 17, 2020

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  3. JimJupiter Apr 17, 2020

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    Bulova Snorkel :) 61AB270E-B4A7-4CEB-9606-0B21CE54893E.jpeg
     
  4. pseikotick Apr 17, 2020

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    A good chance to wear some WWII time. Hamilton USMC issued 37102. Cal 2987. These are great watches, but the pivots on the balance staffs are terribly fragile. Tough to imagine them in combat.
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  5. Mad Dog “Kung Fu Grip” Apr 17, 2020

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    Cool beans! :thumbsup:

    Where and when did you go to the AWCI class?

    It sounds like you did NOT get ridiculously frustrated like I did...which is good. :D

    My built at AWCI ETA 6497-1 says “Hello!” and “Phlieger Phriday!”...

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  6. OmeGez Apr 17, 2020

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    Decided to dust it off

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  7. frankfrank Apr 17, 2020

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  9. jB1128 Apr 17, 2020

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    I did the class in Portland, OR on 7 March 2020. It was my last activity prior to staying at home in Seattle, WA as my work office closed on 4 March.

    It was EXCEEDINGLY FRUSTRATING, but I loved every minute of it and my watchmaker, who is awesome, was one of the instructors so it was a GREAT DAY!

    The "top élaboré" finish on the ETA 6497
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  10. NickC Apr 17, 2020

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    It's my 42nd birthday today so I'm wearing the watch I got for my 21st.
     
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  11. jmazpiazu Apr 17, 2020

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  14. allwoundup Apr 17, 2020

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    Happy second 21st birthday, and many returns of the day!
     
  15. elara2105 Apr 17, 2020

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    Congratulations!
     
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  16. TexOmega Apr 17, 2020

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  17. pIoNeErOfThEnILe Apr 17, 2020

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  18. Traveler Apr 17, 2020

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  19. pseikotick Apr 17, 2020

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  20. Dr No Apr 17, 2020

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    Points.

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