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Broken Screw

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So I bought an Elgin 290 watch for my first project. I'm very new to this all.

The mainspring was not grabbing the barrel arbor(correct terminology?). It was easy enough to give it a little bend and it started catching again.

When I was putting it back together, I broke the ratchet screw (face palm). Does anyone know where I might get another, besides buying another watch to get one from?

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