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  1. Pete Cronos

    For Sale ads now allowed?????

    Please explain the difference in allowing us to place ads (paid ads) in the Mart but not on the MB.
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    When will we know IF the 2021 National Convention will go as scheduled? It is scheduled for 6 months from today and some people need as much advance notice to make plans as possible. I know this depends on Covid results but when will a decision be made?
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    Cowells CW90 vs Sherline for Watchmaking

    What problems does anyone see in using the Sherline T-Rest on their Sherline lathe? It is simialr to the one on a watchmakers lathe. No it does not offer flip over but is solid but adjustable.
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    Quick Change or Piston Tool Posts for WW lathes

    I recently purchased a very nice QCTP with several holders for my Sherline lathe. It will not work on my Levin 10MM lathe since the cutter bit sets above center on the Levin. I do not think that it can be modified any to get the cutting bit low enough to work. I sure wish it would. As stated...
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    Tool and Tool Parts Wanted

    I recently picked up a Levin Offset Head # 0662-03. I did find it listed in one of their catalogs under contact lens tooling. It is listed as having a male #2 B&S taper. I am looking for tooling such as a drill chuck, and other items that have a female #2 B&S Taper.
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    National Meeting Entry Fee

    What is the fee for tables and registration at the Door on Friday?
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    Watch and clock traveling workshop program

    The NAWCC Watch and Clock Traveling Workshop Program is looking for Chapters and NAWCC Members that are interested in hosting a traveling workshop class. We offer several different classes and hope that there is one that you or your chapter would like to host in your area. Additional information...
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    F200 - Fundamental Skills for Lathe & Clock Repair Course Part I Grapevine Texas

    This Traveling Workshop class will be Oct 20-23, 2017 in Grapevine, TX. Just a short distance from the Dallas Fort Worth area. The material in this course is a basic skill set that is continued in FSW F201. This four-day basic course prepares the student for fundamental Lathe operation and clock...
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    LATHE CLASS to be held in Grapevine TX Oct 20-23, 2017 Enroll Now

    How can I edit or delete this post? The info is not correct. It is not a Lathe class but the prep for the lathe class.
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    ATMOS CLOCK REPAIR CLASS Oct 2-4, 2017 Tampa FL.

    ATMOS CLOCK REPAIR CLASS. There will be an ATMOS clock repair class offered Oct 2-4, 2017 in Tampa FL. The only ATMOS clocks that will be covered is ATMOS Model 2, 519, 526 or 528, we WILL NOT be working on the model 540 or above. So please make sure that you have the correct clock. It will be...
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    LATHE CLASS to be held in Grapevine TX Oct 20-23, 2017 Enroll Now

    The Traveling Workshop program will be offering the F200 - Fundamental Skills for Lathe & Clock Repair Course Part I in Grapevine TX Oct 20-23, 2017. This four-day basic course prepares the student for fundamental Lathe operation and clock repair skills. Tools are made in this course that...
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    Classes to be offered at the 2018 NATIONAL Survey

    I am asking for members to suggest what classes that they would most likely attend it they were offered at the 2018 National in July 2018? The classes will be held in Columbia, PA. in the NAWCC classrooms. I hope to offer 3 or 4 classes. Once I receive some input we will see which classes have...
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    Question on Hermle Clock Movments

    Also look at the escape wheel and see if there is a difference and start counting gear teeth. I believe that you will find a difference there.
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    Ball watch info search

    Thanks Guys I will look at these. Hope to see some of you if not all at the National
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    Ball watch info search

    Besides the annual price guide are there any printed material on Ball pocket watches? Looking for more details on the different grades of watches that were manufactured for Ball by Hamilton at this time but would like info on all brands and grades. Thanks

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