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Two groups of watchmaking students located on each side of the nation are collaborating in building two identical flying tourbillon models.
Complete and running. (No surface finish applied yet.)
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Cap jewel and its setting installed on upper cage.
Hairsprings for Tourbillon Models just arrived.
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Burning the midnight oil. LWT students today in hour 13 of 15.
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Housing for tourbillon model.
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rmhultra:

Trevors tourbillon, test fit in base and dome.
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Trevor test fitting the finished escape wheel arbor.  The escape wheel is not yet installed on its hub.
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joedefilippo:

The pinion and arbor for the escape wheel. Cut in steel. Checking the engagement with the large tower and clearance to the sub plate.
Test pinion. Cut in brass.
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