I think the mainspring may be broken...
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    I think the mainspring may be broken...

    So my friend got this French clock to overhaul... the customer said the mainspring may be broken. What do you guys think?

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    Re: I think the mainspring may be broken...

    'Tis but a scratch!
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    Re: I think the mainspring may be broken...

    That'll buff right out!
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    Re: I think the mainspring may be broken...

    Do you think that water got in on that spot and rusted all the coil in that one location? Would have been cool to hear it when it snapped!

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    Re: I think the mainspring may be broken...

    It's possible.

    Do you have any more detailed photos?
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    Re: I think the mainspring may be broken...

    No, that is the only one my friend sent me.

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    Re: I think the mainspring may be broken...

    Quote Originally Posted by RonD. View Post
    No, that is the only one my friend sent me.
    Sorry, I was being sarcastic. I need to remember this guy when I'm being a wise a$$.
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