I believe that a Scotch hone is a another type of stone. I posted the question because I have a chance to get some Tam O' Shanter stones. I have both water of Ayr and tam o' shanter stones and to me they aren't the same thing. A water of Ayr stone is softer and has a greasy feel to it...
While sitting here playing with it I got it apart. There are 5 pieces 2 springs and 2 screws. This weekend I will make some drawings and take some photos. email me your address and I will send it all off to you as soon as I get the drawings done.
I have the same tool that you do. On the lower left hand side of the tool there is something round that's where the adjustment for tension is on mine can you see on yours how that comes out? I will be glad to make you drawings of the parts as soon as I figure how to take it apart.
I understand, in this Omega the spring is being wound to provide power to turn the second hand where in a classic remotoire it is providing power to the escape wheel.
Is it considerd a clock becouse it sits on a desk rather than beeing carryed?
Nice stuff thanks for posting.
Thats an interesting video on You tube. You call it a clock but it dosen't look to be any bigger than a pocket watch. How is it cased?
Omega's way of making jump seconds is quite similar to a remontoire
I joined in the early 1980's to meet people with a like interests, what I found was the biggest bunch of rude stuck up status conscious people I ever had the misfortune to meet. I put up with this for a number of years because the marts were the only game in town to buy used watch tools. Since...