Loosen a tight cannon pinion

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    chaplin37
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    Anyone have any tricks on how to loosen a cannon pinion that is too tight?

    Thanks

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    willofiam
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    Hey chaplin37, Cant remember if I have ever had to do this, Frieds “watch repairers manual” mentions to use a smooth taper pin. Have a good day. William

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    bernie weishapl
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    I use a smooth broach. It is tapered and works well. You have to go slow so you don’t over do it.

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