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Emilio wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 7:32 am
3D printing masks for the public centers by a public-private partnership. They get distributed by local authorities.
Excellent job! Nice work!

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nickel plating of a brass movement ring together with my nephew

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Can’t seem to take this one off my wrist. Finally had the balls to repair the day/date/moonphase jump gear-cam. Working on chronos is growing on me.


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Repairs:
-day pusher for quick set
-day/date/moonphase jump gear-cam

I lose track of what day it is during quarantine, and now with the phase of the moon, I feel so much more safe sitting at home. ;)

-The strap changes everything too. From modern to vintage.

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Chronos are a delicate job,like the watch as well,its better with the strap! Is that a 7754 or similar ?Third pusher for date ?

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tafari wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 11:56 am
nickel plating of a brass movement ring together with my nephew

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Cold plating, no electricity?
Never underestimate the power of denial

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Hidden Impact wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 12:14 pm
Can’t seem to take this one off my wrist. Finally had the balls to repair the day/date/moonphase jump gear-cam. Working on chronos is growing on me.


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Repairs:
-day pusher for quick set
-day/date/moonphase jump gear-cam

I lose track of what day it is during quarantine, and now with the phase of the moon, I feel so much more safe sitting at home. ;)

-The strap changes everything too. From modern to vintage.

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Job well done! If you are going to board the chronograph world, start with a 7750.
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@tafari that's cool!

@Hidden Impact you, my man, have earned the "balls of steel" flair :mrgreen:

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Alou wrote:Chronos are a delicate job,like the watch as well,its better with the strap! Is that a 7754 or similar ?Third pusher for date ?
Based on the ever popular Valjoux 7750 used by so many brands. This style in particular is very common. I didn’t realize it until I started to research the style. Even Omega has a triple date version.

This brand (relatively newcomer to the Swiss world) calls the movement ML-112

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@Hidden Impact you, my man, have earned the "balls of steel" flair :mrgreen:
OMG! i do not want to see that one on my profile :sick:

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Yoda wrote:
tafari wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 11:56 am
nickel plating of a brass movement ring together with my nephew

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Cold plating, no electricity?
yes no electricity, is a chemical nickel plating.
1. you put it in Palladium activation
2. in 70°-90° hot stromlos nickel.

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Chemical nickel plating Edit source]
→ Main article: chemical nickel
Electroless chemical nickel plating is one of the reduction processes. The objects to be nickel-plated are immersed in special electrolytes and a nickel coating is deposited on the surface of the objects without the application of an electrical voltage. Chemical nickel plating is characterized by a uniform layer thickness, even with complicated parts and on internal surfaces. In addition, the surfaces are characterized by very high hardness, good abrasion resistance, and excellent corrosion protection. Chemical nickel coatings are solderable and (although nickel is one of the ferromagnetic metals) not ferromagnetic.
The bright, shiny nickel coating is a nickel-phosphor alloy, which is non-porous. The layer properties of a chemical nickel coating depend on the purity of the base material, the pretreatment and the layer thickness. Mostly processes are used in which the phosphorus content is between 8.5 and 12%.
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Yoda wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 1:16 pm
tafari wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 11:56 am
nickel plating of a brass movement ring together with my nephew
Cold plating, no electricity?
Bro, you have a good helper! :thumbup:

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