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Gilbert Movement Lubrication

Dick C

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Oct 14, 2009
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What are the lubrication points on this portion of a Gilbert movement and what type of lubrication would you utilize?

This has been totally disassembled and cleaned.

Thanks

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TooManyClocks

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I always put a just a bit of synthetic lube on the area where the maintaining power spring slides, as well as the pivots and the click. As you’ve noted, other opinions will vary!

John

Edit: I use something like Mobil 1 5-20 oil on areas like that. It seems quite sufficient, it will never gum up, and the maintaining power spring is pretty well enclosed so dirt never seems to get in there.
 
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