Hello, I could not fint any answer to this on any other thread.
Im using Isopropyl alcohol for the last step of hand cleaning movements. However i can not find a good way to throw used liquid away. How do you do it, I know that the liquid will turn into gas eventually however since i fill a small jar there is always going to come times when i need to throw it away. Where do i throw it?
How do you do it?
Thanks in advance, Jakob
Hi everyone. I'm brand new to watch repair, but I'm starting to really get into it as a hobby. I'm a 30something American living in Taiwan. Right now I'm really interested in old Walthams from the 1920s and 1930s, and old Hamiltons from the 40s and 50s. I have a few real-life friends who do repairs for one of the big Swiss companies, so they're mostly to blame for me getting into this. I normally don't join forums, but talking to experienced people seems like the best way for me to solve some essential challenges, and hopefully to learn.
Strangely, I'm was able to find out any information for the above and have not been able to get on NAWCC message board for whole of this week.
Need the information to look at possible options for hands.
Hi to you all,
I was wondering, if you use a regular ultrasonic instead of a watch cleaning machine. How would you rinse your parts? And how many times? In which solutions?
I always cleaned my parts in the ultra sonic with a solution and rinsed the parts in benzine( that's the way an old watchmaker learned me) but i've found out that very often this does not give me the results i was hoping for. Can I perhaps get little jars with a rinse solution and run those in the ultra sonic?
You are sayin that the wheel isnt centered , then i would check that the wheel isnt made for being under tension from the side,that little piece of metal could have been Lost (piinged across the room)by the last intruder And not noticed. With great impact on the function Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Allya need is love... and perhaps a little lubrication... and maybe another 15 or so jewels.
This late '70s wonder joined my current favorite in the 404 club on my wrist this evening. As well as a good clean and some light lubrication it required a little gentle hairspring massage to flatten out a rather obviously bit of conical contortion.
Despite having more fingerprints in it when it arrived than jewels (at least three of the former and only two of the latter), its Hong Kong heart is now ticking along quite nicely.
Friction spring i think, i have bought a selection on eBay, cost next to nothing If and when you get it running I would like to know if im correct or it was something Else Another clue to the problem was your info that it runs nearby 3/4 and the next time Its something Else that indicates that the problem is in that direction If it was worn teeth the revolutionrate would be more the same and the date would stop entirely imo. Regards Allan Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
From looking at pictures I can find only one of them seem to have a different design that seem to center the disc better, from the looks of it the others don't have this. But, it would be logical since the disc isn't perfectly centered. Haven't been able to find out what this is called.