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  1. Seiko Flieger improvement

    No, it's not a visible improvement, but still a very useful one, in my opinion; I had a sapphire crystal installed in my Seiko desert flieger (SNK803K2). Only the main crystal, not the case back. It seriously enhances the capability of the Seiko as an outdoor watch. Next planned improvement...
  2. new 7s26b not starting

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    I've just finished putting together my first attempt at building my own watch from parts. but it wont start. the crown goes in fine and clicks in/out to change the date, and shaking it will make it go for a few seconds but no matter how much shaking it doesn't keep going. Its a brand new...
  3. where can i find a seiko 7s26B stem?

    HI all, im putting together my first watch. I bought a 7s26b movement/dial and hands from and a case from ebay, but neither came with the stem. when the movement and dial arrived i figured that they normally come with the case, but then the case rocked up with a crown but no stem...
  4. How old is my seiko skx007

    I recently purchased a new seiko skx007, sn 076009. The watch came with all its papers and the warranty card in the back of the booklet and it still had the blue film on the back of the watch and appeared to be in new condition. If I'm reading the seiko date code right, my watch was made in...
  5. SOLD: Sexy Seiko Automatic - $67 Shipped

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    SOLD - SOLD - SOLD Seiko SNK617 Brand new - never worn - Manufacture date August 2009 - 36.5mm case width - 7S26B automatic movement - Stainless steel construction - Hardlex crystal and exhibition caseback - Protective plastic on caseback and hangtags still in place...
  6. crystal replacement Seiko 7s26b

    I would like pictures and or video of someone replacing the crystal on a Seiko5. It has a flat round mineral crystal and a ring that tensions the crystal in. Are the rings in these watches reusable. Well any help would be appreciated. Also where can i purchase the crystal and crystal gasket.
  7. Seiko 5 SNK809: First impressions and hands-on photos!

    So after asking some questions on WUS, I finally pulled the trigger: I bought the SNK809. It arrived today. Anyway, this is really my first watch that I pick out/care about (my mom would get me cheap watches when I was little but I'd always lose them), and my first mechanical watch, too...
  8. Santa Made An Early Stop in Miami Part 2...... New Seiko "BFS" Automatic Arrival!

    This one just spoke to me when I saw it in the AD's Seiko display case. He gave me a heck of a deal plus Seiko 3 year warranty card...... Presenting my new Seiko "BFS" SKNF09 7S26B Automatic white dial, perforated black leather (actually Calf) strap: The build quality...
  9. 7s26 (7s26B) rotor question

    Hello. I am new here and this is my first post. First - Thank you for good information here! I have Seiko 5 military SNK807K2 with 7s26B movement. Great watch (I will open it soon to regulate it), but I have a question about the rotor of the automatic. My rotor have 4 positions in a full...