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Offline Brenner

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Refinishing, Buffing, Surface of Silver Astrographic SST
« on: September 09, 2011, 01:34:04 AM »
Hello,
New member here, glad to see a bunch of people still crazy about Zodiacs.  So I inherited a Silver Astrographic SST from my Dad similar to my avatar but silver with the blue face and black dial.  I also recently acquired a nearly mint condition gold version of the same exact watch which I will now consider to only wear during special occasions.  Now I've been wearing the silver one on a daily basis, it's got some slight scratches on the bezel and on the crystal.  I'm curious if anyone has had their bezels re-buffed or refinished while keeping that steel-brushed look and also to resharpen the edges a bit.  Any ideas?  Hope to hear from you soon.

Cheers,
Brenner

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Re: Refinishing, Buffing, Surface of Silver Astrographic SST
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2011, 07:00:58 AM »
A lot of us BWG for the service work, and the buffing is part of that. If it get too bad then if could be a challenge to return it to factory look though.

I take it that you have had both of them serviced recently before wearing them?
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Offline Brenner

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Re: Refinishing, Buffing, Surface of Silver Astrographic SST
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2011, 01:07:10 PM »
Hey Butch,
Thanks for responding.  What's BWG?  Would you know of any trusted places in the Northern VA / D.C. areas that could do service on mine?

-Brenner

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Re: Refinishing, Buffing, Surface of Silver Astrographic SST
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2011, 02:39:10 PM »
BWG = Butch's Watch Guy.  Click on "Watch Repair" menu at the top of the page to get info on servicing your Zodiacs.

A lot of us here use BWG to service and restore all of our vintage Zodiacs.  BWG is the best and very reasonable with price.

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