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Re: Clean that watch [message #7235 is a reply to message #7225] Thu, 08 September 2016 02:50 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Timeticker wrote on Tue, 06 September 2016 21:06
Purchase a few inexpensive tools, like a set of jeweler's screw drivers,
I'd say that this is the first thing that you should not skimp on... I did buy inexpensive screw drivers (Pakistan made) at first and now own a Swiss made set. For some reason, I cannot readily explain.... cheap drivers slip. This can lead to scratching a plate (best case) or damaging a hairspring (worst case).

Other things you can skimp on; not these and good drivers from the get-go will help build confidence.

My 2¢...

Other peoples 2¢...
http://forums.watchuseek.com/f6/getting-started-guide-watchm aking-tools-688276.html


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