Nothing special. Chimes and strikes fine but doesn't tick. There is gummed up oil in the cups so my assumption is first it needs a good cleaning and oiling. I don't know clocks but thought I would learn something. It's an Urgos movement of unknown vintage (70s maybe?).
Anyone know where there is a diagram on how a push crown hunter case opening mechanism works or better yet one where it is a button in the center of the crown? I don't have any hunter cases to take a look at.
I have a working Seitz tool now but no pushers and I think I will just make them on an as needed basis. Could someone give me the dimensions for the parts which fit in the fitting? Is it just a 4mm shaft, what length?
what do y’all think? I know it isn’t ideal but I just can’t afford what people are asking for watchmaker size compound slides. I had the plate milled which indexes in the t-slot of the lathe and will put this bench lathe rest at a workable height.
I am setting up the lathe using whatever table my wife said I could drill a hole through- a side table magazine rack. The motor is too fast so I have a cone pulley coming. I am hoping to get the slowest turn at around 500.
Kelly talks about testing the guard safety by moving the lever against the safety roller then checking that there should be 3/4 a degree of lock left before the tooth would unlock. How in the world would you measure something like that?
Disassembling an Elgin PW. It is out of the case and I wanted to remove the dial face. There were six screws; 3 pairs. Each pair had one screw clearly drilled at an angle (and smaller then the other). I started to remove the larger ones and the dial face just came out along with two stubs and a...
I just got my first watchmakers lathe and cleaned it up a bit but I am wondering how to disassemble the headstock or at least remove the collet and tool. Everything is a little stuck from who knows how long of being together. It is unfortunately a rather uncommon make - Reese from Johnstown PA...