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Tool HELP! Need an Ultrasonic Cleaner That Can Handle a Full Size Clock Movement! Lots to Trade!

Elgin_Galaxie

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I am getting quite a few clock repairs, and in an effort to make more money I recently decided to add watch repair because my father also lost his job due to poor health. So I moved back home to help care for both parents and they let me move my shop into their garage. Now I am supporting all three of us since both parents cant work because of their health. A soon as I got a decent amount of work, my ultrasonic decided to die on me, which doesn't bother me too much because it was too small, but now I can't service movements! I need an ultrasonic that is big enough to handle a full size clock movement, but I cant afford to buy one right now because all of my money went towards watch parts and supplies! I have a few decent items that I would be wiling to trade for a larger cleaner. Here are some items i will let go of

#1) Gorgeous mid 60's Longines 1200 Admiral Automatic that is all original, except for crystal and band. Service history unknown, but looks, runs, and keeps time great! I have nevr had it open because I don't think I have the right tool for the case back and I dont want to risk scratching this beauty.
#2) Hamilton 600 Cape-Horn Super Compressor- Watch is complete but will need rebuilt. I recently found the other half to the automatic movement, but have done nothing to it. As far as I can tell, it's 100% complete including original hands! This was going to be my project, but since i'm the only one bringing in money right now, I dont need it.
#3) Le Coultre Wrist Watch Alarm Cal. 814- movement, dial, both stems and crowns, and hands. I can make the alarm feature work, but it makes no sound. I can pull the crown out and change the time, but it wont wind the mainspring, so it will need a little work. Has good staff, balance wheel moves freely. The dial is very nice, it will make an awesome watch if you can find a case for it!
#4) Depose Repeater? Chiming Pocket Watch Movement with stem and crown! I believe with a good cleaning, it will run. It has a good staff, and when you move the slide, the governor does spin and it has a nice, pleasant chime.
#5) Heuer Chronograph Pocket watch- Missing balance wheel and maybe a few other parts, i'm not sure.

If anyone s willing to trade a cleaner for one or two or these items, please let me know as soon as possible. You would be getting some really cool items and really helping me out. If you had an extra gallon of watch cleaner and rinse, that would be amazing as well! I have put too much time and effort into this trade to do something else, and until I get a steady cash flow, my family is really struggling. I also have tons of parts, used and NOS, Seiko, Le Coultre, Bulova, Omega, Timex, and more. I will throw in what I have too to make this happen. Thanks for reading!


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Elgin_Galaxie

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If you are interested in any of the items, let me know as soon as you can because I have them listed for sale in some watch groups I joined on FB. I either need to sell some or all of these items to buy a cleaner, or trade them to one of you. Thanks for your time!
 
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