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How to remove the movement ,the stem to release the movement

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  • benton-r Jun 22, 2008

    no hole, this is a elgin 616 17j 5 adjustment thanks

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When your watch is open already ,near the stem inside the watch there is small hole,use a needle to push this hole while pushing you pull also the stem,that it then take out the machine ,when going back the stem just put back where you taken,and it automatically lack,you cannot take out unless you push the hole,...that all benton..if my suggestion help you to understand your problem rate me as fixya..

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