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  1. Phil G4SPZ replied to the thread S Haller “Elo” midget escapement question.

    I have a ‘theory’ that a dead-beat escapement applies a slight braking effect to the pendulum’s overswing, as the pallets slide across...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 1:19 PM
  2. Phil G4SPZ replied to the thread S Haller “Elo” midget escapement question.

    A minute a month? Many quartz clocks don’t achieve that, so it’s really good! Long term drift has got to be a function of reducing...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 10:42 AM
  3. Phil G4SPZ replied to the thread S Haller “Elo” midget escapement question.

    Hi Wayne and thanks. This is only my second pin pallet and I am amazed at how much power this one has got at the escapement. As you say,...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 2:52 AM
  4. Phil G4SPZ liked Wayne A's post in the thread S Haller “Elo” midget escapement question.

    Good to hear its been defluttered! I've had to alter a bridges holes like that before, guess sometimes the manufacturing tolerances add...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 2:11 AM
  5. Phil G4SPZ replied to the thread S Haller “Elo” midget escapement question.

    After much head-scratching, I believe I’ve finally cured the flutter. I had to elongate the holes slightly to allow the top bracket,...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 6:36 PM
  6. Phil G4SPZ replied to the thread I just bought a lathe... some questions.

    Just a quick update on 6.5mm collets. I have added several to my collection which now includes Telco, Boley and Rawco collets and they...

    Sep 20, 2020 at 6:58 PM