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    Pocket watch cleaning pens

    The pens are retractable, two are wire one is glass fibre, which cleans very well, no scratching, the wire are pretty good to, now best way to trim the glass fibre strands, I can use side cutters for the wire, I did try my Stanley knife, but strands very strong.richard
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    Wilbur's Winder

    I have one of those came with 10 receivers, also two brass fat washers, but they aren't shown in the diagram, they slip on the lower shaft, which has a flat on the end, they have an Allen key grub screw in them that would clamp to the lower bar that the hooks go on, what are they for?
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    KWM Bushing Tool

    I brought KWM bushing tool c/w base and the rule for measuring plus loads of bushes for £360 but still need to spend nearly £300 for all the parts to complete but even at £600 still half price or more than new,
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    Wilber's spring winder.

    Re: Silvers spring reminder. Why the heading says silvers I don't know, should be Wilbers spring winder, yes they do have set screws, funny they aren't shown in the plan? It cost me £85 pounds which I thought wasn't a bad price. At least it's complete.
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    Wilber's spring winder.

    Re: Silvers spring reminder. I think your right, one each side, thank you,
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    Wilber's spring winder.

    I have posted a couple of photo's of this winder, it differs from the photo of it, on the lower shaft, there are a couple of round steel rings, what are they for? Got it from eBay, it does look complete, there are 3 key insertions in the photo, how many does it normally come with, these are...
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    Pivot file

    Thank you Max.
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    Pivot file

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    Pivot file

    Thank you all for explaining everything for me, the other question I have is if using a lathe what is the best speed to use I assume about 300rpm.
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    Pivot file

    Hi Graham, what I have I think is a pivot file but the sides are square. It is smooth one end and slightly rough the other. The case is a round stainless steel case, it serves as a handle, there are two half round pieces of wood that slide into the case to hold it still, on the case are the...
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    Pivot file

    Why are pivot files handed, is it to do with the pivot /arbor shoulder. I found one amongst some taps I brought that is marked left hand, I believe I use this on my left hand side held under the pivot.
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    Ultrasonic cleaners

    I brought a 5ltr Chinese one for 13ounds the 10 ltr not much more. Cleaned 5clocks to date no problem at all. yes I could have brought a L&R 10 litre for 800-900 pounds but a lot of money and they do break down, 2 my friend had burnt out one was repaired the other scrapped. So you take your...
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    KWM Bushing tool no Instructions

    Thank you both very much.Looking forward to using it, i have some old plates to practise on, then i have 4 clocks to do for a start.
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    KWM Bushing tool no Instructions

    I was able to down load from the web. and get other questions ansewered as well.
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    KWM Bushing tool no Instructions

    Brought second hand but no instructions with it. Would any body care to email a copy. I would be extremely grateful, many thanks Richard at richard1944@virginmedia.com

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