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    Thx Rob. The instructions/secret sauce on how to phase a 214 to run on 1.55V batteries is "open source" and sitting on a server for the whole world to see and yet people still muck around with Accucel...amazing. If you are a competent jeweler with enough smarts and tools to work on a 214 or at least think you know what you are doing, you'd think that by now, everyone would just run with the instructions that Rob has so generously shared with the world on how to do it. An Accucell watch is a real turn-off for me. If you want to cell a watch, get it serviced so it runs on batteries that cost $1.00.

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    While I am here, and since this discussion is mainly about watch batteries, I might also mention that I have a web page on the different types of button cells as may be used in watches. If you haven't seen this before, you may find it helpful.

    The link is: http://members.iinet.net.au/~fotoplot/accbatcc.htm

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    Rob B deserves a ton of praise for his generosity in "open sourcing" his method for phasing tuning forks, as well as the wealth of information available on his site. Thanks Rob B, it's been an invaluable resource!
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    Indeed! Thx for the battery lesson. I did not consider the chemistry behind the reaction. I sure wish more people took the time to read and understand the 214 the way Rob does.
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