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Looking at the timer, the trigger bar only moves about 1/32 and it seeps to be way too low to contact anything. The illustration in the manuel show it sticking almost straight up. That makes sense in that position it would easily make contact with the timing screws. Does this make sense?
I know this is a relatively old thread but in case anyone was wondering why Roland was saying he could find plenty of spare movements but Doreen couldn't it's because their two watches use different movements.
Doreen's is the larger Cal 51 which is only really used in these pilots watches and is therefore difficult to find spares for. Roland's uses the smaller Cal 81 which as he says was used a lot and is very similar to the 82A as used in the Helvetia German DH watches.
You can tell the difference even from the dial. In the 51 the sub dial completely covers the 6. In the 81 there is some of the 6 visible.
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