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  • c3.3.8 Balance End-Stones & Pivot Holes

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    This video lesson discusses the differences between regular pivot holes and balance pivot holes, and demonstrates the strip-down of a non-shock balance jewel assembly.

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    What are your recommendations when you're about to oil the end stones of balance assemblies like these? Always use automatic oilers or is possible, with a steady hand,  to get good results oiling the end stones before assembly? 

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    I assume you are talking about non-shock end-stones? In that case (and I suppose with shock settings) then an automatic oiler can be a very useful addition to your arsenal of tools - much easier. But having said that, you can oil the non-shock end-stones in the same way as illustrated in level 2, but big care must be taken, when placing the oiled end-stones in position, not to smudge or move the oil out of position. If so, clean away and start again. Practice, practice, practice.

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