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replacement click spring for 6498 knockoff (st36/m03)?


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hi folks,

total noob here... got a 6498 clone movement to start learning the watchmaking ropes... seller called it a 6498 and an m03, but I assume it's basically an st36... .

anyhow, was testing the click during reassembly and the spring flew off to points unknown... 

so I was wondering if anyone knew where else I could get an st36 click spring in a reasonable amount of time? a Polish shop on ebay that sells the part ran out of them and an Italian shop that sells it is on vacation... original eta 6498 click springs don't look quite the same; so that route looks like a non-starter...

advice appreciated...

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I had the exact same problem (except I lost a shock spring). The Polish Ebay shop was the only place I could find a replacement. However, look carefully though the listings. I found it listed for a "Seagull skeleton" or something like that - from what I can tell, just a skeletonized 6498 clone.

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