It does make enough contact to function as of now, to the point that it was running before this escapade; the silver paste was just something I wanted to try.
Problem is that it shorts whenever the coil gets full power and continues shorting until recleaned.
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- Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:24 am
- Forum: Bulova Watch Forum
- Topic: How did this happen?
- Replies: 1
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An eBay image from several months ago. Let's have some fun with it. http://i.imgur.com/OeFoR6Y.jpg First off: there's the end of a threaded stem stuck to the only remaining side. Aren't you supposed to, uh, discard those? But what I ask the detectives of this forum is: how did they manage to 1. rip ...
Got a Berkshire for about nothing a month or so ago and cleaned it up. Ran when I got it but was sold as not running; perhaps some people don't know what "winding" is? http://forums.watchuseek.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=12071274&d=1496970586 After cleaning and such: http://forums.watchuseek.com...
- Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:51 am
- Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
- Topic: Electric 505 Short Circuit
- Replies: 9
- Views: 249
So I had a theory for renewing the contacts on 505's: a dab of silver conductive glue. Unfortunately I slipped and made a connection from the contact to the staff. Did some research to see what could remove the stuff, and it's your choice of isopropyl alcohol or acetone. I knew the alcohol would dis...