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Old 12-25-2018, 08:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well have a Seiko 7019 Actus
Runs ok at first. It gains almost 20 mins in an hour. So is it magnetized or needs a service?
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Well Merry Christmas my friend...i would start with demagnatizing it ...God Bless,John

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Did this watch run well enough and this crazy fast just started?

Did you get it cheap off eBay from far far away? If so maybe wrong parts.

I suspect it’s a pallet or escape wheel issue more than magnetization. But both are easy enough to fix.
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Seikos almost never get magnatised but worth trying first.

I'd think the hair spring coils will be stuck together meaning the balance complete needs a clean.
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