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  • c2.2.1 Inspecting The Jewels And Pivot Holes

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    Servicing and maintaining watches does not end with stripping the movement to pieces, cleaning, lubrication and re-assembling. A large part of your focus when working on any movement should be devoted to observation. This is true no matter what stage you are at during the process wether you are stripping down, lubricating or cleaning you should continually be scanning for potential problems which may affect the accuracy of the movement whilst it is running.

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    Excellent lesson showing what I did not do in my early days of repair being to keen to assemble. Inspecting every part during disassembly and assembly saves so much time and trouble. I have not got the best of eyesight and for me a microscope has become an invaluable tool for my inspections.

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    Excellent lesson showing what I did not do in my early days of repair being to keen to assemble. Inspecting every part during disassembly and assembly saves so much time and trouble. I have not got the best of eyesight and for me a microscope has become an invaluable tool for my inspections.


    Yes. Very good point. I personally never used one but I know some guys swear by them


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