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Automatic mainspring slipping end repair

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Hello,

I want ot show you my way to repair broken slipping end of the automatic mainspring. 

1. Firstly I drilled mainspring and slipping end with 0,3mm driller.

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2. I made the rivet

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3. Mainspring and end riveted

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4. Clinching the rivet with pliers

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5. Rivet grinding with file and water paper

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6. Mainspring installed in barrel

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7. Completed. I have checked if it works well. I have 9 full turns of arbor before mainspring starts to slip at the barrel wall. I think it is quite good. Some service manual says that 8,5 turns is a good result.

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What do you think - is it good way to repair this malfunction? 

 

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