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    Registered user. Billy's Avatar
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    Default Unexpected surprises

    Client brings a in an 30 hr ogee for repair. Hasn't been serviced in 20 years, according to him. So, I pull the dial and look at the movement. Looks to be in really nice condition, until I pull the movement and look at the back.
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    Default Re: Unexpected surprises (By: Billy)

    Wow. Well, that's certainly one approach...



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    Default Re: Unexpected surprises

    What You never heard of a wheel bushing? Gotta' love the soldering job too! I believe that's one for the "Hall of Shame" thread!

    Edit: Billy, I'm going to copy your post over there to the HOS thread so everyone can see what NOT to do. If you don't like that, let me know and I'll remove it.
    Last edited by shutterbug; 08-10-2017 at 10:50 AM.
    A man with a clock always knows the time. A man with two clocks is never sure.

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    Default Re: Unexpected surprises (By: Billy)

    I hope you didn't make a quick estimate based on what the front looked like!
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    Default Re: Unexpected surprises (By: Willie X)

    One way of getting rid off your scrap metal

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    Default Re: Unexpected surprises (By: P.Hageman)

    Would this really be quicker to do than a proper job?



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    Default Re: Unexpected surprises (By: fuseefan)

    Very creative.
    One clock at a time. Kevin West

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    Default Re: Unexpected surprises (By: Kevin W.)

    At least he got twenty years out of it.

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