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Working on a 2892-2 yesterday and I sent the balance lower cap jewel into orbit. :pulling-hair-out:

I have two options and I'm struggling with both due to lack of knowledge.

1) Buy a new Seitz jewel and fit - When on the cousins website https://www.cousinsuk.com/category/jewels-seitz all the cap jewels bar one type are obsolete am I looking at the correct section? Can anyone tell me what size jewel is used in the lower block, I would measure the top but ive heard they're different sizes.

 

2) buy a new lower block and remove the cap jewel, is this one correct, shows as 2892a2, assuming they're the same?

Thanks for any help

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PS. My technique for finding lost parts launched into oblivion is to empty out my little Dyson vacuum, vacuum the area, tip out contents onto a large white surface like a dinner plate and search through with fingers. If it's metal (obviously not much use in this case) a strong magnet is useful as well (but be sure to demagnetise the piece if you find it). It's a dirty job but where there's muck there's luck.

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Give Gleaves a call https://gleave.london 
They are on WhatsApp if you use it 0207 253 1345
 
 


That site is really good, fair play to them for taking pictures of every part. I will definitely use them when possible.

I found these on cousins by chance so I’m feeling relieved

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I also ordered a container of the mixed jewels as suggested so thanks..


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PS. My technique for finding lost parts launched into oblivion is to empty out my little Dyson vacuum, vacuum the area, tip out contents onto a large white surface like a dinner plate and search through with fingers. If it's metal (obviously not much use in this case) a strong magnet is useful as well (but be sure to demagnetise the piece if you find it). It's a dirty job but where there's muck there's luck.


That’s a great tip, I’m going to buy a little Vac to do the same! I already have an LED lamp setup under the desk and I’ve been quite successful. I think confidence has gotten the better of me, before this week it’s been a while since I’ve lost any parts. Mainly due to buying decent tweezers I think


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On 12/7/2018 at 11:52 AM, margolisd said:

PS. My technique for finding lost parts launched into oblivion is to empty out my little Dyson vacuum, vacuum the area, tip out contents onto a large white surface like a dinner plate and search through with fingers. If it's metal (obviously not much use in this case) a strong magnet is useful as well (but be sure to demagnetise the piece if you find it). It's a dirty job but where there's muck there's luck.

Mine as well.  The vacuum has saved me many times.  The magnet a few as well.


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