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Hi guys i dropped my watch and stop runing , still winds but not running

Is it possible to swap movement to swiss unitas?
What movement will be compatible with hands etc to swap it tksImage
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Re: Pam127 dead (noob)

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eta 6497
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Yes but you don't need to spend that much money.
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Can you tell me how? Dj
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There are the following possibilities:
- first try the repair it by a local watchmaker. It could be an easy fix. Image
- the cheapest solution: Asia 6497 clone but this is going to be a visible issue.
- try to find the same movement from a rep TD. They sometimes offer these movements separately or on RWI.
- try to find on eBay an UNITAS 6497 in a pocket watch for max. 50-60$. The item should be in US or Canada in order to avoid high shipping cost.
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Maybe I have missed further solutions.
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You need a high beat movement; 6497-2 to have a proper watch. If it were me I’d get an Asian and move the movement plates over to the new watch. An old pocket watch movement is going to tick loud and be slow beat. This is a modern watch not vintage.
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The micro adjustment screw for the swan neck is missing - it could have been jolted out when you dropped it if it was already loose. It's possible that this is just jammed in the movement.

I would recommend taking the case back off and have a look for it. A little compressed / canned air might dislodge it.

If that is not the issue it's likely a snapped balance shaft (again from the shock). I'd buy an A6497 on ebay ($30) and use whatever parts are necessary to fix the existing decorated noob movement.
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Would look great with swiss movement visible imo
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Re: Pam127 dead (noob)

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Thank you everyone might try to fix first
Or might try to find someone on us to swap the movement i might go for a swiss i dont have a problem with the look but a swiss 6497 would look nice 😉🤙
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