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Old 23 October 2016, 02:18 PM   #181
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Writing on this old thread because I just attempted to send my watch to Michael Young per recommendations of all on this site but USPS wanted over $100 to ship International Express (3-5 days) with $3500 insurance (insurance alone was $40). Fedex will not ship without a customer number and says they only do $1000. worth of insurance and overall cost will be similar to USPS. What am I missing? Are there any good bracelet restorationists in the US? Btw, MY now charges $250 for Jubilee band tightening. Still a great deal and would love to send to him, but would like to ship cheaper if possible?
Thanks in advance for any info re the above!
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Old 3 February 2018, 09:43 AM   #182
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I just got my Red Sub 1680 bracelet back from Michael Young. I asked that the bracelet not be polished thats why it still has scratches. It is super tight now and it feels very strong.
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Old 22 September 2018, 12:55 PM   #183
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Now things seem easier because the tools have been sold publicly
https://watchcare.vn/rolex-bracelet-...t-repair-tools
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Old 22 September 2018, 02:11 PM   #184
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This guy is good, your band looks awesome. I am following his instagram and loving it. Its good to know there is someone that can perform a repair of that level on something that means alot to someone. If you HAD to have something repaired that you wouldn't typically repair, he is the one it seems.
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Old 22 September 2018, 11:00 PM   #185
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Now things seem easier because the tools have been sold publicly
https://watchcare.vn/rolex-bracelet-...t-repair-tools
Heh, down at the hardware store they'll let me rent machines with which I could inadvertently destroy my house (living in Toronto I've seen people do this during renovations, housing market's a little unsettled here right now).

For some things, even if I can get the tools myself, I still prefer to pay the experts for the work! But thanks for the link, some of our more adventurous brethren are sure to give it a try themselves.
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