I got mine at the school in 1959.I think it is the same as the later editions.
I knew some of the people that wrote the book and illustrated it.
(Sam Mellinger for one)
It is a good book for basics.That is what it was meant for.
I got mine free.
go to a hairdresser or beauty salon ( or beauty supply house) and ask for some used shaping blades with smooth edges. They are about 1/2 inch wide and about 2 inches long.They are much stronger than a regular single edge razor blade.They will take some amount of pounding with a...
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Go to your (or your wifes) local beauty salon and ask for a used styling razor blade.They are about 1/2 inch wide and about 2 inches long. they are more sturdy than a regular razor blade and will take more pressure.I use them all the time.They are readily available...
The staff number is 4861.You will need the pivot diameter.
Usually the 23 jewel model used a .10 mm , but it could be a larger size. Most people like to have a selection of various sizes to select from.
I lucked up.
I wanted a copy of Fried's "History of the AWI Museum".
I found a copy on Abebooks and called the seller.He had copy number 8 that was signed to Kathleen Pritchard from Henry Fried. How is that for getting two birds with one rock?
I asked Henry Fried about Charles Purdom and needling hairsprings and such. He smiled and told me he knew "Charlie"and that he was a very good "soft soap" salesman,and not to put much depemdance in what he wrote.
What is the worst book you read on Horology?
Did you use an original Accutron gasket? The gasket spaces the position of the stem in or out for turning the hands to set the watch.If the gasket is too thin the setting wheel goes in too far and goes out of mesh with the minute wheel.
Something to check on.
I have seen two 992 movements (not E's) in Bunn special cases,but I think they were #29 cases.They were owned by 2 employees of the Seaboard Air Line in Norlina NC who lived across the street from each other.I even checked a previous watchmakers records and they were listed as such back in 1947...
That lever is a spring that works with the mechanism that raises and lowers the large wheel to wind/set the watch.
To convert from hunting / open face the barrel bridge must be removed and the winding pinion moved to the other side.
Hope this is decipherable .