Hi my friends.
I saw WRT video in youtube. It's so helpful to me. Thank you Watch Repair Channel.
After watching video, I'm looking for watch repair oil and grease.
I want know what oil & grease need to beginner.
In addition, I want know what oil &grease used in video (7s26 repiar video).
If anyone knew about that, help my work.
I will very appreciate any information or links.
Thank you to read my poor writing.
Hi Fellow People,
Im reaching out as I’m currently learning all I can about watchmaking, and am working through the BHI distance learning technicians course, with my exam booked for May.
I will need to service a quartz watch as part of my practical exam, and am learning about watch lubrication.
A few months ago I found a great article that covered the technique for dipping and collecting the right amount of oil on the oiler, such as the speed and angle of the dip, however, I now can’t find it anywhere, no matter how much I search the internet
Does anyone have or can point me in the right direction of instructions specifically on oil collection on the oiler? As you will know there is lots on the actual oiling process but not the oil collection process.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Hello. I am considering buying a bottle of fixodrop and I found that there are many options regarding the quantity.
Since I am hobbyist watchmaker, I don't service a watch very often.(Couple of them in a month)
In this case, would it be okay to purchase the smallest amount of fixodrop(1ml)?
One more thing. Is there anything else I should get to apply the fixodrop to my pallet fork?
I'm about to service a Timex 260 electric movement. It's running strong as-is, but I doubt that it has been cleaned or lubricated in its lifetime. I do have the service manual for the movement and for most of the oil points, the SM calls for Moebius Synt-A-Lube, without specifying a product number (I intend to use Moebius 9010), but for the friction pinion the manual calls for "spreading type oil" (Woods AAAA oil). I cannot find a cross-reference for this old Woods oil and most watch oils are, of course, specifically formulated to NOT spread... so, I'm seeking advice and suggestions for a suitable oil to use on the friction pinion. Also, if anyone thinks that 9010 is NOT appropriate to use for the various other points, please let me know.
Hi all, I'm thinking about investing in the set of automatic oilers available from cousins. They cost about 200 quid with the VAT, that's obviously a lot of money so just wondered if any of you use them and are they worth the money?
Thank you both for your answers.
As my skills are so limited I cannot reshellac an impulse jewel. I have now another balance on the ultrasonic right now with its incabloc disassembled too, so I will try this one. Anyway, I've tested this new balance on a 7009 I have for tests and this one also have some problems in some positions, we'll see how it behaves after the clean and oiling of the cap jewel.
New quality brands (Levin or Schaublin are going to be even higher) aren't an option for most enthusiasts, maybe not even for a lot of professionals. No doubt these made in China lathes have a value proposition, however the point is as you acknowledge there are quality issues and the value proposition doesn't change that. Just trying to take a balanced view of things.