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Dissambled my Pobeda/Raketa 2603 movement. Looks like someone blasted it with WD-40? Oil everywhere and on everything. I cleaned it, re-oiled (only gave it one shot of WD-40) just kidding.

The stem is bent right at the crown (see pictures). The stem and crown are functional and I an reluctant to try to either straighten the stem or remove the crown. I don't know if the crown is pressed into the stem or screwed in--can't tell by looking. I know that Cousins UK lists a replacement stem but they have no picture of it.

Does anyone know how the crown is removed?

Can I try to straighten the stem--or will it just snap in half?


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That looks more like the crown is bent ? Do you have something to hold the stem with . A  good pin vise or something. Heat the crown a little with a lighter. To soften the loctite.  The simple unscrew it. Can go to straighten the crown or stem but there is a high risk of snapping something . Test it as it could work anyway? 

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