Been thinking what to do here and decided to step up my ambition a notch.
Went hunting on ebay for a staking tool set and have one coming in soon. Supposedly a bit surface rust on it but hopefully I can get that cleared...
What I wasn't fully aware of was the need for a device to remove the roller from the stem. And it seems there wasn't one included in the set I purchased, even though I'm far from understanding all the potential use of the parts in there.
Looking around, there seems to be a variety of tools and add-on's available for this purpose, ranging from the highly professional (that I see Mark using in a video) to the really simple one like the picture I included here.
Does anyone have advice on where to go here? I am intrigued by the simple approach (and cost) of the one in the picture and was thinking this might be a good starting point.
The book 'The Art of Repivoting for the Watch and Clock Maker' by Robert Porter, has anyone read it?
I'm contemplating getting a copy, but being it comes from the USA the postage costs almost as much as the book, before I splash out I want to make sure its worth it as its only 60 pages and from what I have seen of the book it has large photos and a bit light on, on the text.