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    Spork movement

    Hi all - bit of help if anyone has done it ?
    Been offered a spork that I think the mainspring has failed on - will run for maybe 20 secs after a gentle figure of 8 shaking .
    I guess itís not economical to repair so a new movement sounds good . Any recommendations of movement upgrade and anyone done it before ? Not sure itís within my abilities though :/
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    Might be worth looking for a replacement movement. If it's the 4r15 they are on eBay for about US$90.
    Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldoakknives View Post
    Might be worth looking for a replacement movement. If it's the 4r15 they are on eBay for about US$90.
    Yeah - Iíve seen a few listed - was wondering if any other movements would work as well - maybe the hacking handwinding from mk2 monster may suit ?

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    The NH named movements are much better priced,

    Can get an NH35 from Cousins which is essentially a 4r35, I swapped one of these in a 6r15 date only I had to change.

    £30!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ejtrent View Post
    The NH named movements are much better priced,

    Can get an NH35 from Cousins which is essentially a 4r35, I swapped one of these in a 6r15 date only I had to change.

    £30!
    Thatís good value option - is it a straight swap for the 4r15 do you know ?

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    If you can't find a swap that will work Cousins have the 4r15 at £75 if thats the movement which is fitted, so would be an option to revive it.
    Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldoakknives View Post
    If you can't find a swap that will work Cousins have the 4r15 at £75 if thats the movement which is fitted, so would be an option to revive it.
    Thatís not too bad - Iíll have a closer look at the spork offered - I fear it could end up costing more than buying a decent runner though once Iíve paid to get it fitted

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    Quote Originally Posted by back to the top View Post
    Thatís not too bad - Iíll have a closer look at the spork offered - I fear it could end up costing more than buying a decent runner though once Iíve paid to get it fitted
    Thats always a consideration, unfortunately. I did try google looking for an upgrade for the movement but couldn't find much. Might be worth trying again though, you never know what might turn up.
    Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.

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