Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Learn watch repair fast, read the WW2 technical manual


Watch repair is a fascinating and rewarding hobby.  This is how I taught myself to repair and restore pocket and wrist watches.  Download and read this manual, buy some old pocket watches of ebay, learn by doing:
http://www.90thidpg.us/Reference/Manuals/TM%209-1575.pdf

For example, here is the first pocket watch i restored using the procedures in this manual:
http://glcharvat.com/Dr._Gregory_L._Charvat_Projects/NY_Standard_PW.html