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 I a mechanical engineer that specializes in electro mechanical product design.  I own my own engineering consulting company.  I do design smaller intricate devices for customers like laser systems with built in cameras to break up kidney stones (I won't mention where we stick this stuff but we make it as small as possible for minimum discomfort).  So I do know intricate engineering.  But I am aware that this does not mean I necessarily have the finesse or experience to handle small things like watch parts without practice.  I have pulled apart some simple movements to learn the basics and have acquired the basic tools to not do damage while working on the watches, good screwdrivers etc.  Because of my engineering I have a good workshop in my house.  I have a microscope that I can take pictures and make videos with.  This has been helpful because the videos played backwards are a nice assembly guide.  

I have always loved watches and especially mechanical watches, I usually wear one. I have restored clocks for vintage cars, but that is on a kindergarden level compared to a wristwatch. Looking forward to learning more an more about watch restoration.



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