removing cap jewels

Discussion in 'General Clock Discussions' started by john brendel, Sep 12, 2002.

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  1. john brendel

    john brendel Registered User
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    Hi,
    You are describing a typical watch repair job. The best thing to do is to clean the jewels in a watch cleaning machine with watch cleaning solution and rinse. These machines have glass jars and a special basket to hold small parts. A motor with variable speed spins the basket in the cleaning solution. Oiling is done with a pin oiler and watch oil should be used not clock oil. John
     
  2. rootd

    rootd Guest

    For my information, what is the difference between watch oil and clock oil? Is it just a different viscosity, or is it a different type of oil? Thanks - Don Root
     

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