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Thread: Restoring a Rolex Submariner 5513

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    Default Beautiful.

    The watch, and the effort.

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    Default She cleaned up very nicely indeed.

    It always nice to see such restoration posts.

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    Default 5513 resurrection

    Excellent job! great photos
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    that's awesome work!

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    Default Thank you. Very enjoyable post. Great restoration!!!

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    Thanks for the great photo essay! This one should be a reference on how to do it right.

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    Default Wonderful ...

    Fantastic post ,

    Amazing restoration and wonderful pics ,

    Enjoy that beauty in the best of health,

    All the best,

    Vic

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    Default I really love these before and after post's

    especially when there is a dramatic difference in them.
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    Default A great story with

    A happy ending. Beautiful work.
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    If only it were as easy as it seems. Man, how I would love to be able to do that all myself.
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    Default A miracle in watchmaking. Thank you for posting!

    Excellent photography too.
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    Default I bow before this well fulfilled task.

    Thanks for sharing
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    Default Great skill

    ...Great work Siew and thanks shepcs for posting. Love the way the pictures were taken as the work was done. The watch is superb as well. All the best, Ken

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    Just awesome. Thanks for the post.

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    Default Tremendous work!!!!

    I am in absolute awe! It's great to see the project at the start, but the finished project is just amazing.

    Congrats! and thanks for sharing this tremendous work!!!

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    Smile What an amazing post on the 5513



    Wauow, what an amazing post
    Just purchase a 5513 today
    Thankyou so much

    Cheers
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    Smile Waouw

    Quote Originally Posted by shepcs View Post
    Restoration of a Rolex Submariner 5513

    Siew is a very good friend of mine in the milwatch collecting world and he over time has taught himself watchmaking. And

    Another great job Siew!! And thanks for sharing this.
    Holy macaroni, that is a brilliant job Siew

    Thankyou for sharing this journey for the "better"

    Cheers
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    Default

    Another great restoration thread which deserves a bump, for the recent members like me who may have missed it...

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    Thanks! Brilliant post.

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    Nice disassembly video, takes only 2 minutes to take it apart

    https://youtu.be/6hupGQ1Xjks

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