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A, ha; just how a replaceable metal tape measure is attached in its
"barrel". As FP wrote, no stress, because both ends don't bend as
much, instead hinge.
bc uses a hemostat to hold the spring end when replacing.
On 2008, Jun 29, , at 13:22, Frank Patten wrote:
My father once told me that effective wartime repairs to
mainsprings could be made by filing a keyhole in one side of the
break and a 'T' on the other side. The stress on this is fairly low
because the repair is free to move. Must be a pig to wind into the
Best regards, Frank.