DIY Project

Marathon JSAR Conversion & SAR Modification

 

Ivan has a couple posts over on the Horology Crazy blog showing how to modify Marathon divers. There's a JSAR conversion that involves swapping parts from the ISA 1198-103 and ETA 2824-2 movements. And the SAR mod involves removing the cyclops lens and changing out the date wheel. The whole process for […]

ETA 804.114 Movement Stem Removal

 

There's another good post on Horology Crazy showing how to remove the stem from an ETA 804.114 quartz movement. This process can be a little tricky, so it's good to see some photos explaining exactly how it's done.
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ETA 804.114 Movement

How To Change an Omega X-33 Battery

 

There's a good guide to changing the battery in the Omega X-33 watch over on the Horology Crazy blog. There's lots of photos of showing the removal of the bracelet and case back. And it's nice to get a look inside this classic analog/digital model. Follow the link over to see how […]

Tokyobay DIY Watch Set

 

Tokyobay has released a limited edition DIY (Do It Yourself) watch set. The set is expected to retail for $210 USD. It comes with four straps, 3 cloth/canvas type straps and one leather strap.
From the photograph shown below, the straps are fitted with the spring-bars. This makes swapping the strap easier as you do […]

How To Adjust a Tutima Watch Bracelet

 

Ivan has posted a great tutorial for how to adjust a watch bracelet over on his blog. There's lots of photos of the entire resizing process. Bergeon makes some great tools for the job. This basic procedure can be applied to most brands of watches, but the bracelet construction and pin types […]

How To Modify a Watch Strap

 

The horology Crazy blog has a good tutorial on how to make modifications to regular watch straps. Sometimes you'll find that the band is a little too long for your taste, and on rubber straps it just takes a little work to get a good custom length. This guide shows how it's done […]

How to Adjust the Bracelet Size on a Watch

Filed under: DIY Project, How-to Guide
 

The Horology Crazy blog has a new post on how to adjust the bracelet on your watch. It can be a little tricky if you've never done it before, so it's nice to see a step-by-step guide like this with lots of photos. Having the proper tools is the first step. Take […]

 








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