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Using a Barrel Closer

We have mentioned barrel closers quite a bit here on Tick Talk recently. J.Peter first made reference to his set in a post exactly one year ago this week, it came up again in his post on simple tools, and we gave a set away to one lucky commentator back in February. One thing we […]

Repairing a Mainspring Hook

As J.Peter alluded to in his post on mainsprings, replacements for many older mainsprings are no longer being produced and the reserve stock available through parts suppliers is beginning to wane thin. I happened to have just such a mainspring, for an old chronograph, come across my bench several days ago for which I was […]