I have been working on an old Doxa antimagnetique that doesn't run, and stripped and cleaned it. However, as I am putting it back together, the cannon pinion, which seemed friction fit when taking it off, isn't friction fit after all. There is an hour reduction wheel on top of it with what I think is a friction collet, but that one is completely loose. See picture below. Question: do I simply bend the collet to make it friction fit again? It feels a bit rough to do so but I assume that's the way to go? This is a Doxa 103 movement, based on ETA 2391.
Any help much appreciated!
Hi I would not take it as read them being serviced, Take a good look at the movements and check for worn pivots etc and the presence of oil on the pivots. Some peoples idea of service is to slop on oil and away you go. Not trying to negative here but cautious. Just take you time and enjoy the clocks, I have around 30 of them all types from mantle clocks to 400 day anniversary clocks and love all of them enjoy. Cheers