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As some of you know, I have wanted to stop managing H-M for some time.
It's a tremendous strain on my personal life. I want to set up my own shop.
In September, September 15, to be exact, it will be 8 years that Hobby-Machinist has been in existence.
I have been training VTCNC to run things here. Dabbler is going to learn too.
I feel that they are ready to start taking over the operation.
I will be here to help in case they need, but I don't think they will.
Tony Wells is and will be here also to consult with.
I will be doing backups, upgrades, and installing addons.
Other than that, I will not be around.
I am leaving this place in good operating condition, and financial condition.
Used primarily for the Watchmaker. The size of the stakes and dies are too small for most clock making/clock repairing…but not all. The tooling is a VERY hard steel. Use caution or you can easily fracture the business ends. They can break like glass. Don’t ask me how I know this! Anybody doing serious watch repair would definitely need one of these. In my parts they do not command a lot of money. It’s a shame, they are made of extreme quality. And if a watchmaker they are like of your hands. I kinda fancy the Levin made...Dave
Yes this is a staking set. And it is more frequently used by watch repairers, but certainly can be used for clock repair as well if the wheels with arbours can fit within the Z axis clearance. All of the parts in the front are called stumps and are used to support various watch parts.
Stacking tool is a must if you are going to do clock and watch repair. Replacing pivots is impossible with a tool to drive dead straight, it must go on straight to get it as tight as possible. I would call that pictured as one of the better and quite complete, just what one needs. And a little bit better than $200.00