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  1. Getting old PWs cleaned & oiled (in SE Asia)

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hope it's okay to ask in this forum. I've got more than 30 PWs, does anyone know a good watchmakers in SE Asia? Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, ... Had some really bad experiences. Like when I asked to get a friend's old mechanical wristwatches serviced. Yeah, someone took the money. No, nothing, nada...
  2. Meaning of oil or lubricating symbols

    Watchmaking
    Could someone please share your expert knowledge on how to read this oiling or lubricating symbols (See image below)? Also, are they standard use of this symbols (I am assuming so because where I see these symbols on Ronda watch movement technical guide it doesn't come with an explanation on...
  3. Seiko 6309 diver - gaining again after cleaning?

    Seiko
    Some time ago I became an owner of Seiko 6309 which turned out to be gaining 4-5 minutes per day. Following the advice of wise men here on the forum that everything beyond 30s per day is candidate for cleaning and oiling, I made my first steps into watchmaking and did it myself. After...
  4. DG3804 (DG2813 with GMT) Oiling Chart

    Chinese Mechanical watches
    I have a DG3804 movement which is the GMT version of a DG2813 these Chinese movements are both based on the Miyota movement but with hack. I am looking for a good disassembly and reassembly guide preferably with oiling instructions. I plan to get several of these inexpensive movements to...
  5. DG3804 oiling chart

    Watchmaking
    I have a DG3804 movement which is the GMT version of a DG2813 these Chinese movements are both based on the Miyota movement but with hack. I am looking for a good disassembly and reassembly guide preferably with oiling instructions. I plan to get several of these inexpensive movements to...
  6. AS 2066 question

    Watchmaking
    Hello all. I read a lot, but rarely post... I am fixing a NOS Marvin from the 1970s with the AS 2066 movement. I trashed it when I broke the date changing part (tip: don't try to take it off...), and some other parts, and now I managed to find on the 'bay a NOS movement. So all that will be left...
  7. Poljot cleaning&oiling services

    Russian watches
    I have a nice Poljot watch that I have inherited from my grandfather,the watch is new in box,but approx. 30 years old. I want to start wearing it because is a nice watch and because has a sentimental value for me but befor that I think I should have a profesional clean-up,oiling and probably...
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