I am about to work on a vintage citizen watch.
I removed the movement from the case but I am stuck on removing the automatic rotor..
It seems that my screwdrivers won't do the job..
Any advice would be helpful thank you.
Hello I had a chance to acquire to two watch movement+dial sets which are from JLC and AP
However, I am having trouble finding cases to fit these.
Could anyone help me find cases that would fit these movements?
Non genuine cases are OK.
Had to get new winding stem to an Omega cal. 342 , beacuse not original crown.
Got an replacement from Ronda, but does not fit.
Tried to fit the stem yesterday, but Im not able to get in in right in the movment.
The original just go right in every time, but the new Ronda stem will not go properly in.
Are there anyone that have some ide why this not fit?
Can the notch in the stem where I have put red arrow have somthing todo with this??
Its slightly smaller on the Ronda stem... se photo
Now I am working on a vintage bifora movement, Bifora Cal.812.
I have ruined the hairspring while trying to fix the position of it on the balance wheel to
adjust the bit error. I am searching for the balance complete or just the hairspring on ebay and other
suppliers but I haven't been lucky. May be I need other keywords for my search.
Could anyone help me find the part I need??
I am working on this vintage A.Schild movement and a jewel on the wheel bridge.
It is a jewel for the 3rd wheel but is cracked so needs replacement.
I measured the outer and inner diameter and they are 1.2mm and 0.17mm respectively.
Could any one help me find the replacement for this jewel??
I am always grateful for your help.
I have five of these quartz date watches, and three cases (two for 20mm bands, one for 18mm), they are Called FORTIS CONTAINER SYSTEM , because you can use different watch bodies in the steel case (container) attached to the wrist band.
All of them have Water Resistance 50 Meters, so if you open them without the proper tools and expertise, you might damage their water tightness or worse.
If you don't use it for a longer time, you can pull the crown out, as when you set the time, that way the watch is stopped, and the battery is not drained. I did that with three of them over ten years.
The FORTIS Product IDs: 560.10.132 and 560.20.132 .
That's exactly the same as my Trafalgar, (see top of page) which has a bfg 866 1 jewel movement, really nice watch. Mines the most recent service and keeps time surprisingly well for the movement type.
Hello, how does this setup work so far. I have just ordered the parts I hope i will have the parts to try in a month or two. Thank you... this was a great thread.
P.S. i have not as yet ordered the Weishi microphone.