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General => Other escapements => Topic started by: mojomark on February 02, 2010, 11:56:45 AM

Title: Swiss Lever
Post by: mojomark on February 02, 2010, 11:56:45 AM
Anybody translate this design with balance wheel to wood with success willing to share pictures?
Title: Re: Swiss Lever
Post by: millerdlca on February 03, 2010, 08:42:18 AM
Rabbit has done a marvelous one.  Scroll down to the bottom of this page:
http://flashpages.prodigy.net/rpirtle/_upages/page2.html
and click on the picture to get more details.

Dennis
Title: Re: Swiss Lever
Post by: mojomark on February 04, 2010, 05:00:32 AM
Absolutely beautiful! As a new clockmaker, I am struggling a bit trying to determine the size relationships between escape, balance wheel and spring, anrchor, etc.
Title: Re: Swiss Lever
Post by: jss on February 04, 2010, 09:20:57 AM
Perhaps Mark Headrick site will provide the info you are looking for.

http://mvheadrick.free.fr/EscMechanics.pdf

or
http://www.cadanda.com/cad_4_1-4__14.pdf
Title: Re: Swiss Lever
Post by: mojomark on February 04, 2010, 09:48:05 AM
Both of these sites are helpful - thanks!