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 Post subject: What's inside a watch?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:39 pm 
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Here are some great diagrams of what the parts are inside your watch movement, so when others on the forum talk about a part being broken, you will be able to identify it here.


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 Post subject: Re: What's inside a watch?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 3:51 pm 
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Great job Mark! Probably should be a stickey.

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 Post subject: Re: What's inside a watch?
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Okay, now I am formally intimidated. :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: What's inside a watch?
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Mark,
Great addition to the site, I agree that this should be a sticky. :D This is basic watch nomenclature and is extremely useful for those who don't work on their own watches but understand most of the mechanics involved and who don't know what the various parts are properly called.

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watchdoc wrote:
Great job Mark! Probably should be a stickey.



Per your request!!

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retroworx wrote:
Okay, now I am formally intimidated. :shock:


This will help you when you ask a question and someone like Dan or me says it's the "XXXX"

I should see if I can set up a webinar to show people how to disassemble a movement and put it back together. There are videos, but the ones I saw, the guy keeps getting upset over hos mistakes. I will look into it.

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Nookster wrote:
retroworx wrote:
Okay, now I am formally intimidated. :shock:


This will help you when you ask a question and someone like Dan or me says it's the "XXXX"

I should see if I can set up a webinar to show people how to disassemble a movement and put it back together. There are videos, but the ones I saw, the guy keeps getting upset over hos mistakes. I will look into it.


Thanks, I agree that a "webinar" would be quite useful.

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Mark, a webinar would be terrific!

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I would be in on the Webinar! Just let me know when? I would say I have two left hands, however I'm left handed! :roll:

That would be outstanding!!!!

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I too would be in as well.

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 Post subject: Re: What's inside a watch?
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I would be very interested in a keepin'-it-simple "take it apart/put it back together webinar!

How soon? :D


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timeliz wrote:
I would be very interested in a keepin'-it-simple "take it apart/put it back together webinar!

How soon? :D


Until that day, Liz, this YouTube vid is really quite excellent:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXUXpNeTKkI&list=PLwP8fNxqhOvMcR5Cocfu8ahVxGfAGCOLA&index=3

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retroworx wrote:
timeliz wrote:
I would be very interested in a keepin'-it-simple "take it apart/put it back together webinar!

How soon? :D


Until that day, Liz, this YouTube vid is really quite excellent:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXUXpNeTKkI&list=PLwP8fNxqhOvMcR5Cocfu8ahVxGfAGCOLA&index=3

I concur, this guy puts out excellent videos on YouTube. I watched a bunch tonight.


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 Post subject: Re: What's inside a watch?
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I''ll definitely check it out. Thanks for the link.

I actually have NO problem taking one apart... :D ...

It's the putting back together that creates issues! :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: What's inside a watch?
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ROFL

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 Post subject: Re: What's inside a watch?
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Working on getting a webinar set up in the next few months, I will let you all know when it's set up.

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Wonderful!!

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is there an advantage to using "banking pins" over "solid banking"?

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