WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#11 Post by Movintage » Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:03 am

Apologies, not sure what happened to my picture from my first post.

Trim, your Dial-O-Rama is a looker. Thanks for the movt disassembled photo. It's great to see all the jump hour parts separated and laid out. My understanding is the movt. is a standard FHF model with the added jump hour train.
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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#12 Post by Movintage » Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:22 am

"Why do we fall down? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up"
I started this post with that quote because hopefully I've learned not to cut corners and rush. Because that's exactly what I did. When pressing the Dial-O-Rama movt/dial/crystal assembly into the case I cut a corner and didn't put the bottom support die into my press. What happened next was me kicking myself in the backside - a slip and a cracked crystal :cry:

I am greatful that I didn't damage the dial or movt. Now to try and find another replacement. Hopefully Esslinger has the GS crystal I need.
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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#13 Post by trim » Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:37 am

Movintage wrote: Trim, your Dial-O-Rama is a looker. Thanks for the movt disassembled photo. It's great to see all the jump hour parts separated and laid out. My understanding is the movt. is a standard FHF model with the added jump hour train.
I suspect yours is nicer - looks like your star is much crisper than mine, which is a little faded.

As to the movement, you are correct. Do you have a copy of the service manual?

I think you can still find the original crystal on the bay - its unfortunate when things like that happen. I broke the minute hand for the L48 earlier in this thread, I needed to give it a little broaching, and was using a different hand holder to my usual one. Sadness followed.
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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#14 Post by Movintage » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:04 am

Trim, these are service manual pages I have. I hope you and all our forum colleagues find it useful.

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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#15 Post by JerseyMo » Sun Dec 11, 2016 12:57 pm

some of this weeks work.

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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#16 Post by stryfox » Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:34 pm

Well it's not on my bench. It's on my dining room table.
An old school clock I am servicing for a friend in the neighborhood.
Best part is he is paying me in firewood. I love the barder system.
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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#17 Post by diveboy » Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:07 pm

GS PA462-14

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Movintage wrote:"Why do we fall down? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up"
I started this post with that quote because hopefully I've learned not to cut corners and rush. Because that's exactly what I did. When pressing the Dial-O-Rama movt/dial/crystal assembly into the case I cut a corner and didn't put the bottom support die into my press. What happened next was me kicking myself in the backside - a slip and a cracked crystal :cry:

I am greatful that I didn't damage the dial or movt. Now to try and find another replacement. Hopefully Esslinger has the GS crystal I need.
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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#18 Post by Movintage » Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:53 am

Thanks diveboy! I ordered two :oops:
diveboy wrote:GS PA462-14

191733919239


Movintage wrote:"Why do we fall down? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up"
I started this post with that quote because hopefully I've learned not to cut corners and rush. Because that's exactly what I did. When pressing the Dial-O-Rama movt/dial/crystal assembly into the case I cut a corner and didn't put the bottom support die into my press. What happened next was me kicking myself in the backside - a slip and a cracked crystal :cry:

I am greatful that I didn't damage the dial or movt. Now to try and find another replacement. Hopefully Esslinger has the GS crystal I need.

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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#19 Post by diveboy » Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:50 am

I've destroyed more crystals than I'll ever admit to :)
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Re: WOYB - What is on Your Bench - Dec 2016

#20 Post by trim » Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:41 pm

diveboy wrote:I've destroyed more crystals than I'll ever admit to :)
Oh yeah, and hands.... :shock:
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