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CAL 311 [message #8390] Sun, 24 September 2017 22:11 Go to next message
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If anyone has a good CAL 311, that keeps good time (movement only) please PM me.


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Re: CAL 311 [message #8404 is a reply to message #8390] Sun, 01 October 2017 18:07 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Had this same issue recently. Good luck and I'll keep an eye out for you.

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Re: CAL 311 [message #8405 is a reply to message #8404] Fri, 06 October 2017 01:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Greatly appreciated Jack!!!

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Re: CAL 311 [message #8406 is a reply to message #8405] Fri, 06 October 2017 16:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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How bad is the one you're working on?

Pick a part from my collection. It's your mix, congratulations!

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Re: CAL 311 [message #8407 is a reply to message #8406] Sun, 08 October 2017 01:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hi Gary,
Welp, thanks for the offer, but the one I have starts and stops, and is driving me insane. I found another hairspring from a 500, and that works nicely, but the watch still stops on me. Before, the watch was terribly slow, and of course, the hairspring was toast. I would really like to get a good running 311. I am going to tear this one down again, and see if I missed something........scratching my head here!!! I may be able to use that oversize winding stem. I have another parts movement that may be able to be brought online if not for the worn out place on the movement where the stem rides.


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Re: CAL 311 [message #8408 is a reply to message #8407] Sun, 08 October 2017 15:27 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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and see if I missed something
The 311 is twitchy... double and triple check in the leaves of the pinions on all of the wheels. Check your escape wheel tool; might have worn teeth. Also check to see if the pallet is rubbing on the roller. For this you might need to just have the balance and pallet fork in place to really see into it. Do you have a timing machine? That could help pin point whats going on in the train for the short period you can get it to run.

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Re: CAL 311 [message #8410 is a reply to message #8408] Tue, 10 October 2017 00:49 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Twitchy is nice way to put it....................

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Re: CAL 311 [message #8411 is a reply to message #8407] Tue, 10 October 2017 01:54 Go to previous message
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Timeticker wrote on Sun, 08 October 2017 01:10
I may be able to use that oversize winding stem. I have another parts movement that may be able to be brought online if not for the worn out place on the movement where the stem rides.
I'll send out the winding stem to you this week.
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