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    I didn't say I would immediately replace the movement, and I probably won't for a while, since the current movement I have will probably...
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    Yes, I agree that some Indian movements are very poorly made, but surprisingly, the quality of mine is just about on par with the...
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    Agreed. I would have bought a Japanese movement because of Japan's quality control standards, or even better a German one, but I was on...
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    Japan and Korea do pretty good work, and I would rate them pretty high on quality. India - not so much. Just my opinion.
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    The movement's overall quality is actually surprisingly good on this particular one at least. Also, upon further inspection, the lantern...
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    It is Indian. It's brand new. Here are some photos of the movement:
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  • Aaron B
    I am soon going to be building a clock and I bought a movement for it. It is a cheap replica 8 day movement. The quality isn't that of a...
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    Aaron B replied to the thread Custom-made Arbor?.
    Thanks!
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    Aaron B replied to the thread Custom-made Arbor?.
    Ok. That sounds very simple. I'm assuming the pivots you mentioned are like these ones? I should probably start a junk box as well for...
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    Aaron B reacted to kinsler33's post in the thread Custom-made Arbor? with Like Like.
    If you're totally without a junk box (establish one: it's vital) then purchase a piece of steel rod from the hardware store and saw off...
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    Aaron B replied to the thread Custom-made Arbor?.
    Where would I buy such an arbor? I have checked timesavers but the arbors they sell are too long for this application. The arbor is 1...
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    Aaron B replied to the thread Custom-made Arbor?.
    The hole was drilled off center and makes it impossible to re insert the hammer lever. The stop wire is also splitting. The whole arbor...
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  • Aaron B
    Aaron B posted the thread Custom-made Arbor? in Clock Repair.
    The strike arbor (the part the hammer connects to, not the strike train winding arbor) on one of my movements broke in half while I was...
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    Aaron B replied to the thread How to flatten wire?.
    So I ended up breaking the arbor because I apparently didn't notice there was already a hairline crack in the arbor. I don't think the...
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    Aaron B replied to the thread How to flatten wire?.
    I have the wire, and I have flattened it and hammered it into the arbor. For some reason it isn't staying in the hole of the arbor and...

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