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Hi guys,

I am working on a tag cal 165 chronograph. And it has the module 555.232 attached to it.

My module is missing the cannon pinion and the gears that that interface with the chronograph. 

Do any of you have photos or the exploded view of the 555.232 so I can see what parts are missing?

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12 hours ago, gkmaia said:

module 555.232

the problem will be usually tag modifies the components which is why the number after the decimal point isn't showing up on the typical lists. Like for instance at the website below has a whole bunch of 555's just don't have 232.

although second link has the parts list. So we really need is a 555 manual and the parts list you should bill of figure out what in the obtaining that that will be the challenge

conveniently it and not go spend a lot of times and 70 found you some links I'm not seeing any 555 manuals out there? But you can use a similar manual and figure out what parts you need is are all really basically the same can't quite remember but I think sometimes you can change the first number and it becomes a higher a lower grade movement so you may believe is a 255 manual for instance just to get an idea what the part numbering is and then look on the parts list.

http://www.ranfft.de/cgi-bin/bidfun-db.cgi?10&ranfft&0&2uswk&ETA-ESA_555_111.

http://cgi.julesborel.com/cgi-bin/matcgi2?ref=ETA_555.232

turns out cousins has a 555 something manual is a said you're not good I probably find the exact manual but he should bill still figured out from the parts list the manual etc.

but you're still stuck with the watch companies like to make subtle little changes because they can because they were buying the movement and I'm surprised we were not a parts list of be surprised if you get some of those parts but maybe you can

 

3259_ETA 555.115,125,415,425.pdf

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