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  1. Mod & Restoration Reviews (Mod/Restored Watches)
    Up on the bench today is a scrappy Seiko Actus I inadvertently bought at an online Japanese auction having neglected to cancel my lowball snipe bid. With no other takers, I walked away with it at the starting price, although shipping costs to New York, via Tokyo, totaled considerably more than...
    The pic speaks for itself. I was attempting to reinstall it in a 7S36b movement, and decided to pull it out to have another attempt. The balance wheel caught on the movement as I pulled (not gently enough obviously) and here is the result. Has anyone attempted to put a new spring and balance...