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toofsy wrote:
earloflondon wrote: November 8th, 2023, 1:57 pm
toofsy wrote: Or Pam024, did you remove easy the bezel on this one? Enough material to sanding down the indices on the bezel? Nice build as usual
Is the seller a provider of good pieces? Do you mean that with "as usual "?

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Kp0y wrote: November 8th, 2023, 1:21 pm
earloflondon wrote:Did anyone score this


Just found this amazing item on AliExpress. Check it out! Please help me choose!
US $89.97 50%OFF | Dropshipping 44mm Military Watch for Tianjin ST25 Automatic Mechanical Movement Waterproof Automatic Calendar Men's Wristwatches
https://a.aliexpress.com/_Eu2wKrz


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A good candidate for a micro egi :)

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A nice Oyster 1926 homage. This one is quartz but there are auto versions too

Just found this amazing item on AliExpress. Check it out! US $114.24 49%OFF | Baltany Fashion Vintage Dress Watches 1926 Oyster Tribute Watch Quartz Movement Stainless Steel Case 100M Waterproof Wristwatch
https://a.aliexpress.com/_Eum1uzX

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It's a bit off topic, but why do you have to buy it on AliExpress? The delivery there is slow and returns are troublesome. I would rather go to some other store to buy, better experience and service. I ordered this san martin bb gmt watch from an authorized store, really fast delivery to my door and a nice price after the discount. Lovely watch and I wear it everyday.
their store https://www.sino-watches.com/product-ca ... n-watches/
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james barak wrote: November 22nd, 2023, 5:59 am It's a bit off topic, but why do you have to buy it on AliExpress? -- snip --
You don't have to :) But it is a great web site to find stuff.

It seems that Alix shipping has improved a lot lately on stuff over $10. I recently received a couple of things in less than two weeks and the packages were delivered by courier rather than thrown in the mailbox.
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Anybody come across an AliExpress seller who provides second hands for 6497/8 movements. I've managed to lose three...🙄
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I’m assuming you're looking for a pam second hand, right? If so you didn’t mentioned which color and length should it be/have.

They offer second hands: 4mm, 4,5mm, …

I think it’s better to order a set for ~4€ instead of searching for just the second hand… Image

https://a.aliexpress.com/_mOk7rMM
https://a.aliexpress.com/_mON1pes
https://a.aliexpress.com/_mPXJDMc
https://a.aliexpress.com/_mtGoT3S
https://a.aliexpress.com/_mtugsK8

I have many of them from my dials “without second hands” projects but this is going to be more expensive to send one to you than buying it from AliE.
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For those of you who don’t want to work on a movement (cutting the second pin) here is (maybe) a solution for a „beginner“ project in order to start building your own homage.

Complete Radiomir homage build for under 110€
From these build you can use the case (45mm), the movement and the dial (maybe the hands too).

Changes can be: on the case and crown. Then a new strap and a new set of hands and/or dial (if needed). But you can work on the existent dial and hands.

If you buy the parts separately:
- case: ~30-35€
- movement: 30-35€
- dial: ~15€
- hands: 12-15€
- strap: the quality on the offered strap ~15~20€
Total price: ~ more or less around 100€
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https://a.aliexpress.com/_mMF86x6
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Hruodland retro pilot/flieger/B-Uhr watch 42mm
https://a.aliexpress.com/_m0Trtsu
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dj57 wrote:Hruodland retro pilot/flieger/B-Uhr watch 42mm
https://a.aliexpress.com/_m0Trtsu
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This one is on my radar. I'll get one next year. One of four of my next year resolutionsImage

The other three are guess what, 3 other watches from AliX Image

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