Chrono's seconds hand and its tube

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    Chrono's seconds hand and its tube

    Hello,

    So my seconds hand detached from its tube... What product can I use to paste ir together?

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    . . . . What product can I use to paste ir together?
    molecular glue
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    molecular glue
    Molecular glue... What is that?? Superbonder?

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    Resistance welding if it's steel - soft solder if it's alloy.
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    Re: Chrono's seconds hand and its tube

    Im screwed... I cannot do that myself

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    Re: Chrono's seconds hand and its tube

    These are typically riveted together - if the rivet is not damaged too badly, you might be able to rivet it back together. Otherwise the proper repair would be making a new tube to rivet to the flat portion of the hand.

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    Re: Chrono's seconds hand and its tube

    thanks for your help guys... basically I have to fix it myself with my limited resources... I dont have a staking set, I do have a soldering iron but I suck at it and will probably burn my own eye trying to see under the eye loupe while trying to solder so not an option.

    I understand there are strong forces involved when resetting the seconds hand but will epoxy do it??
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    Re: Chrono's seconds hand and its tube

    Quote Originally Posted by jose-CostaRica View Post
    thanks for your help guys... basically I have to fix it myself with my limited resources... I dont have a staking set, I do have a soldering iron but I suck at it and will probably burn my own eye trying to see under the eye loupe while trying to solder so not an option.

    I understand there are strong forces involved when resetting the seconds hand but will epoxy do it??
    Try using plastic super glue you can find on Ebay

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