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For now I'm working on a 2202, taking a lot of pictures and annotating them, step by step, day by day, getting tools when needed... Learning and practicing in other ways while waiting to be ready to continue on this one...

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Hello and welcome to the forum and greetings from Geneva (you must be somewhere close).

Taking good pictures of EVERY step and every screw has been my recipe as well.

For the particular picture below, don't forget to note that the screws with three grooves are reverse-threaded (you screw them in/out the opposite way to normal).

Cheers,

C

  

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Update, few weeks after...

There's a lot I could say, so I'll try to focus on actions and results.

My first service, on a simple but small movement, was given for junk from the start:

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A Seko 2220-3470 "socie"

No hope?

 

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After a truly artisanal cleaning:

 

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But in the end, while trying to polish the pinion, the wheel came off its balance shaft. No hope 😕

Anyway, I reassembled and lubricated the rest of the parts (with NOVOSTAR 17313 Type B for everything, and Moebius 8300 grease) (I'll probably make a separate post for all the equipment and techniques I use, in the right topic). After that I opened the main spring barrel (thanks to WRT I found hints here, thanks to my luck at the end I retrieved very shortly all the pieces 1 meter away).

 

I also started to polish/renovate some cases and acrylic glasses, and started to implement a diary system (python/mkdocs).

During the Christmas holidays I brought back to life a Lord Matic, but that's another story 😉

 

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