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Re: Mainspring search

New postby 4brokenow » Wed May 28, 2014 8:14 pm

That rules me out. Mine was a slightly higher grade 7 jewel.

I will look again tonight. maybe someone else has an option now that we can see the application.

I've run into quite a few people willing to spend $75 to make there Fathers Dollar watch tick again. The amazing thing is most remember the loud ticking of the dollar watch more than anything else. Family mementos really cannot have a price attached especially within reasonable means.

Once you get the hang of them they aren't to bad to work on. Plus you can get new made plastic crystals from Jules Borel yet.
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Re: Mainspring search

New postby brownsrplm » Thu May 29, 2014 4:31 pm

Robert,
Have you tried Timesavers.com? They have a very large supply of watch and clock springs and may have what you need. If not I may have an old Ingersoll laying around and will check that out for you.
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Re: Mainspring search

New postby bobpat » Thu May 29, 2014 5:25 pm

Tried them, tried cousins, Cas-ker, merits, ebay and a few others. A guy has one on ebay from UK, but I really don't want to spend $35 for it.Thanks for your reply :)
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Re: Mainspring search

New postby Neilywatch » Fri May 30, 2014 1:57 am

Two other suggestions: Otto Frei and Jules Borel. Both major American Supply houses.
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Re: Mainspring search

New postby cannon pinion » Sat May 31, 2014 5:08 am

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Here's a photo of what I have. If it seems correct, you can have it for postage.
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Re: Mainspring search

New postby cannon pinion » Sat May 31, 2014 5:12 am

Dimensions:OD of barrell = 17.92mm height of barrel = 3.68mm
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Re: Mainspring search

New postby bobpat » Sat May 31, 2014 11:22 am

ok, I will get back as soon as I measure the barrel ,,, THANKS
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