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Hate to ask but does anyone have a Bulova Watchmaster? i thought i took pics of the inside before i dissembled the coils that run the cleaning cups i guess they are transducers, anyway cant remember the wiring and the wiring diagram doesnt show the coils that i can recognize, i had one of the coils actually burn through,after two capacitors blew, (bigfire!!) had to rewrap it, I can take pics of mine if that helps, but i need the shot of  top side under the shieled, the unit was marketed by Portescap  for a while after bulova went. ANYWAY thanks, 

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8 hours ago, rob1crazydude said:

wiring diagram doesnt show the coils that i can recognize

why don't you give us a picture of the diagram maybe we can make sense of it.

3 hours ago, clockboy said:

Found this which might help as it shows pics of a Bulova watch being tested.

 

https://jestineyong.com/bulova-accutron-watchmaster-600/

wrong device similar name though unfortunately. The request is for a cleaning machine although I can see why there'd be a confusion I thought maybe this was a watch discussion until I read the text but I'm pretty sure it's a cleaning machine hopefully

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On 6/30/2022 at 3:09 AM, clockboy said:

Found this which might help as it shows pics of a Bulova watch being tested.

 

https://jestineyong.com/bulova-accutron-watchmaster-600/

thanks but its a watch cleaning machine not the acutron tester, i appreciate it very much,

On 6/30/2022 at 6:16 AM, JohnR725 said:

why don't you give us a picture of the diagram maybe we can make sense of it.

wrong device similar name though unfortunately. The request is for a cleaning machine although I can see why there'd be a confusion I thought maybe this was a watch discussion until I read the text but I'm pretty sure it's a cleaning machine hopefully

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16 minutes ago, rob1crazydude said:

thanks but its a watch cleaning machine not the acutron tester, i appreciate it very much,

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17 minutes ago, rob1crazydude said:

thanks but its a watch cleaning machine not the acutron tester, i appreciate it very much,

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the holes are where the cups fit into the transducer coils, the larger one i rewraped and matched the 1.4ohms. to the old burnt coil, this is the wiring diagram and i dont see where these are on the diagram? i set there for an hour looking at the terminal and realized the red coil wires solder to two different  switched lugs with the ends  going to two wires that are black and are a ground, i guess over the years the caps went, i plugged it in they blew and the i found the bottom coil was missing its shellac or whatever they coat it with i guess from spilling cleaner in the hole, and it burnt , or vice versa, the coil shorted taking outthe caps i amnot an electronics guy more of automotive wiring diagram repair i decided i am going to try it tommorrow with a fused power source, the circular lug under the tube are where the coil wires attach,this cleaner has worked since 1979  when i bought it new,thanks for you time and opinion.

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On 7/3/2022 at 3:45 PM, rob1crazydude said:

thanks but its a watch cleaning machine not the acutron tester, i appreciate it very much,

DSCN9788.thumb.JPG.918dfeebea98d398a8bcecb4cea62793.JPG

DSCN9789.JPG

watchmaster.png

 

the holes are where the cups fit into the transducer coils, the larger one i rewraped and matched the 1.4ohms. to the old burnt coil, this is the wiring diagram and i dont see where these are on the diagram? i set there for an hour looking at the terminal and realized the red coil wires solder to two different  switched lugs with the ends  going to two wires that are black and are a ground, i guess over the years the caps went, i plugged it in they blew and the i found the bottom coil was missing its shellac or whatever they coat it with i guess from spilling cleaner in the hole, and it burnt , or vice versa, the coil shorted taking outthe caps i amnot an electronics guy more of automotive wiring diagram repair i decided i am going to try it tommorrow with a fused power source, the circular lug under the tube are where the coil wires attach,this cleaner has worked since 1979  when i bought it new,thanks for you time and opinion.

YEA!! got it running and its doing well cleaned the inside repainted the outside case blue(all i had) whew, i will try and take better care of it maybe i can get another 40 years out of it,,,Ha!

 

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