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  1. KimAsker

    KimAsker Apr 5, 2019

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    Hi - how do I adjust the time on a Cal 286 and what stands the A and R for at the movement, pls. see photo ?
     
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  2. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Apr 5, 2019

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    I'm not a watchmaker but if you have to ask, I would take it to one. A stands for Avance (speed up); R stands for Retard (slow down)
     
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  3. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Apr 5, 2019

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    As the man said, if you have to ask............

    The regulator is in about the right position for a correctly timed movement. If the watch is gaining/losing an unacceptable amount of time it should be checked by a watchmaker to see what the problem is. I may be more than just an adjustment to the regulator.

    There also looks to be an issue with the click.
     
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  4. pippy

    pippy Apr 5, 2019

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    I don’t think the balance is moving, therefore the mainspring is down and no power to the movement.
     
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  5. Canuck

    Canuck Apr 5, 2019

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    Labour rates $100.00 per hour.
    Labour rates $150.00 per hour if you want it fast.
    Labour rates $200.00 per hour if you watch.
    Labour rates $250.00 per hour if you have worked on it.
     
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  6. KimAsker

    KimAsker Apr 6, 2019

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    Thanks for quick replies :)
     
  7. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Apr 6, 2019

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    Saw that, thought that there should be the teensiest bit of roll-back there though.
     
  8. KimAsker

    KimAsker Apr 17, 2019

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    A quick follow up, after adjustments my Seamaster 30 now runs with +3,3, + 3,7 and +2,6 in the three accuracies test I did, very happy and pleased with the Omega from 1962 :)