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    Default Rat Rod PW/WR conversion-Big motor little case-how to wind & set??

    This is one of those hope to make something of it bay purchases. Woww a cheap Illinois!.

    Ok-the bad-2 cracked jewels & more-a bushing replacement for a jewel in the past it was down to 14....

    Got 2 in that I had in my spares pile & it is running albeit cranked over reg & a bit cranky on positions-but not bad. The original case was a dog & the watch is case set / wind. And its a sidewinder-watch conversion??. I machined a case I had a tad deeper/ wider to accept the behemoth-I love how it just barely fits. But now the actual hard part....

    I can use the small winder pictured to wind / set but to keep it in place & the click up down

    I don't think I could solder any new tube on this cheap Chinese case. I'm considering a short stem similar to the pictured-with a groove for a retainer clip & a small spring behind to push into the watch. A push me pull you setup.

    I'd wager someone has done this before. before I cob a solution any ideas??

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    Last edited by Whereisitat; 03-15-2017 at 05:49 PM.

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    Default Re: Rat Rod PW/WR conversion-Big motor little case-how to wind & set?? (By: Whereisitat)

    Moving to Watch Repair.

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