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58 minutes ago, Neverenoughwatches said:

 opposite pivot is almost free.

Try lifting one side of the balance rim ( a bit more force than gentle and before you bent the pivot )   if the pivot doesn't jump out of the jewel hole, its likely to stay there in the event of a shock. 

This check if repeated will chip off bit of jewel hole on circumference, specially if the pivot has revitted, refer to neven's post  for pivot end revitted due to wear.

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