It is my opinion that learning to equalize Dial and Pendent Position Rates is one of the hardest skills required by new watchmakers to learn. However, with a little practice this skill will become second nature. You can use this process for balance wheels with or without adjustment screws. However, you really need a timegrapher to measure your results. Although watchmakers were able to adjust watches before the invention of timing machines, it extends the working time needed.
Dynamic Poising Articles
When the tip of a balance staff pivot is flat and the other tip is domed it will cause a difference in the amplitude in horizontal positions.
What is Watch AdjustingWhen watchmakers talk about adjusting a watch they are basically referring to making the watch keep the most accurate time the watch is capable of. Often times I find myself making hairspring adjustments to make a watch run faster or slower...