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Old 27 February 2009, 12:18 PM   #1
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Welcome to the Rolex WatchTech forum

This is the place to discuss and learn about the more technical (horological) aspects of Rolex watches. As always the intention of the forum is for it to be fun and friendly but to have a primary focus upon the horological aspects of Rolex Watchmaking, their repair and servicing.

To start off we have the great honour and pleasure of receiving the invaluable skill and experience of 3 extremely well qualified "TechXperts" in providing their input (where possible) in technical matters (in alphabetical order): BobRidley, Dalton, Rikki and Vanessa with hopefully more to be announced.

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1. The TechExperts sacrafice their own free time to participate and do so out of their love for horology, Rolex and the forum, so they should be treated with kindness.

2. All material, advice, tips, suggestions and/or comments are made without any responsibility whatsoever and no such material should be relied upon by any member or viewer unless they themselves are prepared to accept full responsibility for any loss or damage howsoever arising or occurring and agree to hold all other members, TechXperts and the forum fully and unconditionally blameless.

3. Do not attempt to try working on your own watch/es unless you fully know what you are doing and are prepared to accept the full consequences of your actions, which in the case of Rolex watches may be very expensive.
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Old 27 February 2009, 02:18 PM   #2
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just discovered this - awesome new development Steve!
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Old 27 February 2009, 02:24 PM   #3
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Thank Cody, hopefully over time we can have case studies, and maybe even a lesson or two on a watchmaking technique or procedure.

In that way it is hoped that this will be a ground breaking new forum for stimulating discussion and learning.

At this stage we will just play it by ear and see where it can take us.......up, up and awwwaaaaayyyy
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Old 27 February 2009, 02:33 PM   #4
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This is great, just noticed as well. Thanks Steve and to all TechXperts who will be participating.
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Old 27 February 2009, 02:35 PM   #5
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Thanks so much steve..this is excellent not only for me that needs to learn more about Rolex but also for the benefit of our fellow memebers...THANKS SO MUCH!!! thank you also to Dalton,Vanessa and Bob you guys rock!!!!
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Old 27 February 2009, 02:51 PM   #6
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I have read all 3 of there posts many times..... this is a awesome idea!



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Old 27 February 2009, 02:59 PM   #7
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I just saw this sub-folder today. What a great idea! I'm enjoying reading through the posts.
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Old 27 February 2009, 04:47 PM   #8
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Fabulous idea.
Thank you for starting.
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Old 27 February 2009, 04:53 PM   #9
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Steve,

I think it's wonderful and I hope to see this message board grow into something greater than it already is.
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Old 27 February 2009, 07:43 PM   #10
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If they want to use any of my watches that need service as an example of what is done, I am more than happy to let them demonstrate their profession...all I ask I that get my watches back in a reasonable time frame. I am more than happy to pay for the shipping and reasonable costs involved.
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Old 27 February 2009, 08:17 PM   #11
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This is fantastic. Just what the forum needs. All of this expertise in one easy to find place. Kudos to everyone involved.
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Old 27 February 2009, 09:06 PM   #12
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Excellent idea - thanks for getting it up and running!! THANK YOU VERY MUCH to our Tech Experts for making this possible too!!!
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Old 27 February 2009, 10:31 PM   #13
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Good stuff, Steve. Many thanks to you and our resident experts.
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Old 27 February 2009, 11:34 PM   #14
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My new home.

Hope you will quickly move the non-germane threads.
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KEWL!!!...good idea...for all things rolex tech related...
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Old 28 February 2009, 12:01 AM   #16
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This will be a very popular forum thread. No doubt.

Thank you for putting it together Steve and thanks to all the tech experts that will share their wealth of wisdom in the future!
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Old 28 February 2009, 12:04 AM   #17
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Great ideal. Thank you Steve
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Old 28 February 2009, 12:18 AM   #18
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Fantastic idea. I think I will be using this thread a lot

Thanks to Steve and also to Bob Dalton and Vanessa for their time

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Old 28 February 2009, 01:30 AM   #19
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What a great idea!
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Old 28 February 2009, 01:48 AM   #20
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looking forward to it. thank you.
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Old 28 February 2009, 03:41 AM   #21
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Thanks for the update, Steve.....great info.

I see your name has gone all Platinum.....wonder why!!??
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Old 28 February 2009, 04:24 AM   #22
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Great idea !

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Old 28 February 2009, 04:31 AM   #23
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Another forum that I will not be allowed to post in. Great idea and look forward to the more technical side of Rolex watches.
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Old 28 February 2009, 04:38 AM   #25
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My new home.

Hope you will quickly move the non-germane threads.

Matt, I was reading your post while wondering if it was safe to wash dishes while wearing my SUB. Okay, no more of that.

This should be a neat and informative section.
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Old 28 February 2009, 06:10 AM   #26
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I just stumbled across this today and am really excited about it. Thanks to Steve for putting into action, and Bob, Dalton, and Vanessa for the time and expertise.
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Old 28 February 2009, 12:18 PM   #27
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I'd really like to thank all the moderators because without their support and input this would not have happened
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You're welcome to everybody that thanked me!
I haven't done anything yet though

Thank you Steve for letting me be part of this! I'm excited to see where this is going to go!

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Wonderful idea. Thanks to all involved.
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