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  1. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hi guys. So from what I've read, the Seagull ST16 is based on the Miyota 8215 with a few improvements, like hacking and bidirectional winding from the rotor. Does this mean a Miyota equipped watch can be straight swapped for the Seagull, and have the hands and dial feet fit, or is it not that...
  2. Watchmaking
    Hey everyone, As the title states, I received a SARB033 today in the mail from a seller who stated and showed the watch working prior to shipping. Upon receiving it, the watch isn't working. No amount of hand-winding or seiko shaking is winding the watch up and making the second hands move. I'm...
  3. Seiko
    Hi all, Recently I posted in relation to a faulty SKX007 from Creation Watches which instead of abandoning, I decided to mod and bring back to life. To do so, I purchased a dial and hands set from Dagaz and a SII NH36 movement (unbranded 4R36). It has all fit so far, and it looks quite good...
  4. Affordable watches
    So I don't have any prior experience with Swiss Legend and I understand some on the forum view this brand very negatively. My question is what movement does the Limited Edition Commander and the Abyssos have in it? I've seen some conflicting reports stating that it has an ETA, a CL-888, and then...
  5. Dive watches
    So I don't have any prior experience with Swiss Legend and I understand some on the forum view this brand very negatively. My question is what movement does the Limited Edition Commander and the Abyssos have in it? I've seen some conflicting reports stating that it has an ETA, a CL-888, and then...
  6. Watchmaking, How To's and Technical Resources
    HI Anyone know where I can get a 7002-700a replacement movement or know of a substitute that drops in? I bought a watch from mountapou merchant on ebay and it had a defective crown that broke in half after about a month Not sure if the 700a movement that is in there is still going to work as...
  7. Watchmaking
    Bulova 11 BLACD movement Common in the 60's-70's Oceanographers. I could use a fresh movement and would think it easy to find but I have failed to find one. The 11 BLACD is rather common just not easy for me to locate. A point in the right direction or link would be appreciated, Thanks in...
  8. Affordable watches
    Hi All, I've been lurking on here for a long time, never created an account until today.. I'm considering picking up the Oakley Gearbox.. I have noticed that not much attention is paid to the Oakley watches on WUS but I was hoping someone could tell me something about them. Why is Oakley...
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