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  1. Time defined by Rudyard Kipling


    "If you can fill the unforgiving minute
    With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,
    Your's is the Earth and everything that's in it,
    And-which is more-you'll be a Man, my son!"

    Updated 06-11-2010 at 06:04 PM by dweiss17

  2. Fabulous Illinois Watch Co. data base & search feature

    This fabulous horological tool, the first such tool created by Chapter 149 friend Dr Russ Snyder, covers all aspects of Illinois watches. You can search by serial number your Illinois watch grade, size, jewelling, production, etc., etc and includes most photos of Illinois watch movements. This innovative tool supplements the Ehrhardt-Meggars "blue book" but provides new information for a fast, full proof check. This Ill CD has sold around the world for nearly a decade and is available ...

    Updated 03-21-2011 at 09:02 AM by Bryan Eyring

  3. Traditional Bluing and Old Time Methods

    It's been my goal to revive the art of bluing and hand restoration for a couple years now. I've tried every method I could find, researched old books from the 1800's, and gotten advice from friends, collectors, and several watch makers. Much of the information I gathered was discarded, and much was only able to get me so far. My goal was to reach a point where the hands were comparable to factory new condition.

    The help and encouragement I did receive came with negatives-"This ...

    Updated 05-07-2010 at 10:38 AM by Marty101 (Picture identification)

  4. Publishing on the Internet

    Background of computer publishing

    When you look at a page on the Internet that has been created as an article to be read as though it were in a book, it looks very much like any other desktop publishing article. However, the structure that displays the article is very different from the structure generated by your word processor.

    Back in the 1970's, there were two general schools of document creation using computers.

    Word Processing

    One school used dedicated machines ...

    Updated 07-30-2012 at 02:19 PM by Tom McIntyre

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  5. We need new and younger blood (03-18-2010)

    Updated 04-17-2010 at 02:10 PM by dweiss17