Roller jewel replacement

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I am just about ready to try replacing my first roller jewel. I have everything I need I think except roller jewel tweezers. Does anyone have advise or secrets that might help? Thanks
 

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To pick up a roller jewel I use a tiny bit of saliva on the tip of a small screwdriver. The jewel will stick in the saliva and you can carefully place it in the roller.
 

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I was taught by the old watchmaker who mentored me to rub the tweezers across your nose. Then pickup the jewel. The oil com your nose will hold the jewel to the tweezers and allow for easy installation into the roller without the jewel flying away

Trust me it works.

Tom
 
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