UPDATE: I have now setup a new website dedicated to Seiko mods – for details please visit http://suwamods.co.uk
The NH36 movement upgrade can be carried out on the SXK007 or SKX009 (7S26-0020) watches as detailed below. It consists of the replacement of the original 7S26 movement with a “modern” Hattori NH36 (or Seiko Calibre 4R36), which has a hack and wind facility.
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Peter sent me this Omega Chronostop Geneve watch for a service and a bit of TLC. The watch is not keeping good time and has a “sticky” pusher.
This quirky vintage chronograph is powered by the Omega Calibre 865, and has an unmistakable design with a crown at 4, and a one pusher operated Chronograph complication.
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I am very pleased to announce that my blog has made it on the list of the top 15 watch repair blogs compiled by Feedspot.
It is fantastic to see my site alongside those of people who have really inspired me throughout the years.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all my readers and followers, and I look forward to bringing more content on the blog.
I predominantly work on mechanical watches, but having completed my Quartz watch training with the British Horological Institute I thought it would make sense to add servicing of analogue Quartz wristwatches to my portfolio, as there are some really interesting higher end Quartz watches out there.
I recently invested in an essential piece of testing equipment for working on Quartz watches. Although you can theoretically service a watch without it, you would be working blind when it comes to troubleshooting and checking the health of the movement.
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