Rusted Rolex Watch repair many parallels to restoring vintage hardware

Started by Rob Blessin Black Hole, February 06, 2024, 03:32:05 PM

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Rob Blessin Black Hole

Hello NeXT Community: Although not directly NeXT Computer related I thought you all would enjoy seeing a truly amazing restoration project on a rusted Rolex watch. Even Rolex refused to take on this project. "Watch repair's" videos show an incredible skill set in disassembly, cleaning, diagnosing and repairing 5 and 6 figure watches to pristine condition. I think many parallels exist for those of us that endeavor to restore vintage hardware like printers and NeXT hardware in repairing vintage watches. Also many of his techniques, tools and cleaning along with his organization techniques for keeping track of the beyond micro parts are epic.   His tedious restoration processes and patience have direct useful overlap to the vintage hardware NeXT and Apples communities in my humble opinion along with caring abut the history and keeping the integrity of the original watches pedigree.  It is fascinating to watch a true master watch restoration magician at work purely for entertaining and educational purpose fun stuff! Relaxing as well , Enjoy.
Rob Blessin President computerpowwow ebay  [email protected]
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I have also added watch repair into my youtube rotation  ;D


Ah, Marshall. Yes, he's the Bob Ross of watch repair. A lot of fun and very relaxing to watch (ba'da bump). This is not even close to the best one he's done.

I liked this one:

And this one: