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  1. Automatic not winding. Manual also goes rough. Rotor moves freely but it has difficulty pushing the spring. If wound runs normal 42 hours. Came back from Brazil (five years) , took all watches in airplane and many automatics now have difficulty? Can they have gotten covid? Never had watch issues so exploring . Others with issues. Dubey aerodyn X2 this is the GMT alarm. Dubey Worldtimer works fine. Citizens x2 bullheads, x2 8180 and the diver as well issues (not sure number is correct) issues, the Seiko 6139s x4 steady as they go....no issues Omega coaxial all good. ???? Very upsetting. Let's focus on this one first. As here the winding is rough, the others this seems fine and don't have the glass back to validate .
  2. Hello Sirs and Madams, I am delighted to start this journey, this is my first time opening a mechanical watch and actually unscrewing a screw =D This is a Soviet Slava wrist watch that my uncle gifted in the distant past... initially 20 years ago I though I over wound the spring and broke it because the crown almost turned in neutral and would not hold sprint tension... ISSUE: The crown spins almost freely and the watch will not hold the wind, the crown unwinds back. Here is what I have done - took the back plate off, observed the mechanism and a youtube video to find a part called the "click" please correct me if I am wrong. Under this "click" I found a spring in 2 pieces which I assume should be in one piece so that it can twist the click against the large cog to stop it from unwinding. PLEASE advise me if I diagnosed the issue correctly and where I can find the proper parts to put back this watch back in operation.
  3. Stainless steel or copper/beryllium? Thanks, RMD
  4. Elgin 712/713 shock spring. Does anyone know the name of this particular type of shock spring? Thanks, RMD
  5. Hi all, Strange I have two Fema clock movements to repair, both with broken mainsprings and one with a broken click spring, can you please tell me, are the click springs readily available???has anyone bought one, if so where from? Photo attached of good click spring, this is the type that I need.. Hope you are all well.. Thx Len
  6. Does anyone have a source for the two - ended shock springs for a 7s26 movement. My is in the Netherlands. Not the three lobed DiaShock , but the cheaper two-ended. I cannot locate them on Cousins or Ofrei. Sieko "hold spring" P# 0015703 Thanks, RMD
  7. Today, after about six weeks of intermittent efforts, I finally got the incabloc spring fit into the setting. Good thing too as it was the next to last of this size in my parts stock. But, you must defeat the demon, you cannot give up. RMD VID_20181121_131734671.mp4
  8. I have a nice AS 1746/47 movement I was servicing and when I attempted to remove the lower balance jewel for cleaning/oiling, the incabloc spring broke. I've sourced the spring and removed the setting from the plate, but this is the devil trying to set the spring hinge into the setting. Anyone have any tips that might make this a bit more successful? Thanks, RMD
  9. Posting about my Sicura D500 Jump watch has got me looking at this watch, which was my 18th Birthday present in 1980. It runs, it winds up. However, it doesn't "stop" winding, and it runs down pretty quickly. I decided to email Rotary, who identified the model, but apologised that they were no longer able to repair it. So the question is, does anyone know of a reputable UK watch repairer who'd be able to a) assess the watch and its problems, and quote on a repair? Many thanks
  10. Hi,I have a Sekonda watch and the clip spring is on winding now,I have seen that the screw is lose and will not tighten up or undo,not sure why and how to repair the clip spring can any one help as had an issue with the leavers for the crown coming out what I did after taking of the face and it worked fine for a few days but then heard clicking noises when winding and now it will not wind any more will you help me please,[
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