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[* black] With this first photo, we take a moment to compare the internals of the Apple Watch with that of a classic mechanical watch as old as time itself.
[* icon_note] On the right, a pocket watch mechanism, circa 1890. (At 125 years old, and it doesn't look a day over 39.) On the left, a smartwatch from 2015.
[* black] Which of these will outlast the other?
[* black] Although we're still dealing with a watch, this second photo makes it clear that the tools required for routine repairs have very much changed with the times.
[* black] You're already familiar with our friends on the left: opening pick, tweezer, driver, and tech knife.
[* black] On the right, the tool with the Mickey Mouse ears is none other than a pallet fork tool. To its immediate right, we've got a pin vise. Below that, a roller jewel shlacking tool...
[* black] ...and to its right, ''tweezers''! Some things really don't change.
[* icon_note] Our
(Though our resident watchmaker informs us that the tweezers isit's perhaps more accurately called "the lazy man's screw holder."holder.")
[* black] ...and to its right, ''tweezers''! Some things really don't change.
[* icon_note] Our
(Though our resident watchmaker informs us that the tweezers isit's perhaps more accurately called "the lazy man's screw holder."holder.")