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OT - OMG 😮 finally she’s done ✅ BOOYAA Moment I hope you have enjoyed >>>

October 10 2017 at 6:03 AM

Hammer  (Login ThunderDownUnder)
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The Ride thanks so much for sharing it with me WINNING 🇦🇺♿️😉👍🏻

Geeday from the Blunder Down Under 🇦🇺♿️😄👍🏻

Well I’ve always believed that with real mates - tru blu Mate’s - life long M8’s - time nor distance changes anything - when your back together again it’s as if time never moved and that’s how I find it on risti - we come go stay play and return again it’s as if time have never changed and the real metric of success for any family - and this community it is with this in mind I’ve yet to finish the Pocket Watch Project 🤦🏻‍♂️

I won’t bother you with all that has taken place this year but safe to say aside the year I spent living in hospital spinal unit these last 12 months have been the worst in my life alas it is what it is and it’s all good 😉

Ok here we pick up from the last post if you have joined late here is the link to the whole journey :


Here’s the thing ? We had our annual Aussie GTG with mates flying in for the event thanks to Eugene for the venue and all that went with - so the day before I thought I had to finish the project so I could share with the boys - I spent 12 hours trying everything to fit hands even changing the cannon pinion 3 times to accomplish the hands I’d tried so many times to make the hands work and function - even making a custom set and all I had but they were basically all just worn out then about 23:00 bam got a minute had to seat 🙏🏻✅ then ??

I reached for her after water pressure testing 😱 yes I added some gaskets for the crown and I just thought I could make water resistance hey with me could just as easy be dropped (I drop allot of things due to the disability) into a sink or the ocean 🌊 and I felt it would seal - bam 💥 it passed and as I lifted out after sitting in same place for a day - when I moved the chair to turn around to my bench the PW was on my lap and had the mother of a spasm - can you imagine where this is going ....??

Yep I saw it fly upwards and smash on the floor 😫😫😫

Anyway no words can explain given it was midnight by now and I still had my 2 hour nightly shower bathroom I couldn’t stop 🛑 I tried to resemble by @ 02:00 (had to be at GTG by @10:30 sleep ? Who cares I’ll get all the sleep I need when I’m dead and buried just couldn’t give up) Finally I had it back together but the minute hand (the only one that I could ream into the size needed) just wouldn’t stay after the drop thus it was CACTUS 🌵 as was I 😩

Gave up and I hate to give up - had a Mate make me some true blues by hand hands that fit perfectly and I was able to disassemble clean all the elements & DNA from the floor off each part the assemble and oil etc and when the hands arrived (last week) it was all I could do to get her done ✅

And so she’s done with water resistance @20 meters give or take and working with a +2 seconds lost a day big amplitude and a nice beat error | finally after such a journey we arrive at the end and I’m so stoked with the outcome ♿️🤦🏻‍♂️🏁

So what do you think ..?

(1 element troubles me still but given my head space I can live with it)

Well ... Let her Rip Tata Chip my super rare Project PW is Donski >>>>

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Oh and I’ve made a “slip” stitched into my wheelchairs upholstery and she’s onboard with me most everyday ATM I’m so happy and I have to thank a Mate who guided and helped me thanks muchas 🙏🏻👌🤗

**** BOOYAA ****

No animals were harmed aside my son during this journey that started back as this >>>>

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And I’m assured that this movement was so rare less than 5 maybe closer to 3 examples are known - the thing I’ve loved MORE than any rarity was that the movement was really ready to bin it - so many parts were simply stuffed - worn pivots , broken staffs , bent bridges , jewels destroyed and I could go on but who cares now ? She was simply just worn out but with love and time (allot of the later) she has like a Phoenix risen to have function again and now starts a new life — that’s what Rocks me and I already Roll 😉

You know after 30 years of collecting and more dreaming about Watches I’ve found it true again , and that’s it’s not the outcome but rather the journey so call me Indiana Jones cause the Project journey gave me much relief from life’s daily difficulties I’ve screamed - given blood (literally) and cursed the bejesus out of it but finally it’s perfect and that’s the outcome but the journey was what I live for ❤️ if that makes any sense at all and your shekels will vary wink 😉



From my "Heart of Hearts", for any Help, Support or Simply "Spreading" the WORD ..........

!!!!!!!! Thank You So MUCH !!!!!!!!

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