WS 19: Servicing a SEIKO Chronograph 6138

The bigger white containers next to the cleaning machine contain Methyl alcohol. Before Rob carefully lowered the baskets into the alcohol, he had sprayed Ronson lighter fuel over the parts to wash off any oily residues left from the cleaning solution. Submersing the parts into alcohol makes sure that any rest water will be "caught" by the alcohol. We do not want any rest of water on our stainless steel parts. Even that steel is stainless, rest water could cause oxidation or discoloration when left on the parts.

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