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Most Kieninger mechanical clock movements are available and in stock. However, some Kieninger clock movement availability fluctuates back and forth. For instance, the H series movement will be in production for awhile and then it will go dormant. In other words, it is made for a short period of time and then the manufacturer will cease production for a period… View Product

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Mechanical pendulum clock leaders for post 1950 movements. These leader will fit clock movements made in Germany after WW2. The first step to replace a lost leader is to visually match one to the old leader. If the leader does not match up to any of the ones listed, please email us. A picture is always helpful. Look to see… View Product

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The unstained wooden stick pendulum does not come assembled. This is the case so it can be stained, if so choose, and then put together. It can be left unstained, stained to match the clock case, or painted black. This is the most versatile style of all the pendulum. The parts that make up the complete pendulum are the top… View Product

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Changing a clock cable requires the movement to be removed from the clock case. These instructions refer to post WW2 modern grandfather units of German origin, however all makes have a similar method. Swapping the cable is easy. There is a big hole and a little hole on the cable mount. The cable end fits into the big hole, then… View Product

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The Grandfather clock weights can get stuck in the high position if over wound. Some larger clocks have over wind protection to prevent this. The grandmother and grandfather chain drive units often do not have this feature. When winding the weights up make sure the top of the weight can be seen when done. Never go to the point where… View Product

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Read this section before ordering a new moon dial for the grandfather clock. There are specific things to know so as not to purchase the wrong dial for your clock. Not all moon dials fit all clocks. In essence, each one is made for a specific clock movement. The reason being most moon dials have four feet, or posts, that… View Product

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The phase of the moon is still popular on modern mechanical clock movements. It is interesting to know the clock moon dial history as to why and when the it became such a popular feature to add to grandfather clocks. In the late 1600’s traveling took awhile and was also hazardous at night when it was dark. The people would… View Product

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A pendulum clock without a pendulum is a shame for sure. Hence, getting the mechanical clock pendulum length correct does take some diving into the clock world. I there is no idea what pendulum it would take, this is a basic guide. Of course, this is a basic guide to narrow it down to the best pendulum for the clock…. View Product

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Urgos Lyre Pendulum Availability is none at all actually. They have not been made in over 30 years, in fact none of the outer component have been. However there is still a solution and we can provide the lyre pendulum that is custom fit. Clockworks can customize a new Lyre pendulum for the UW Urgos clock movement. What we do… View Product

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The first step in purchasing a new chime block is to determine the chime block style that is in the clock. The Styles are side, bottom and back strike. Figure out which style is needed. Then, count how many rods are in the chime block. Measure through the chime block to get the length of the longest rod. Correspondingly, find… View Product

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The identification process is the first step to replace a Kieninger clock movement or any other components. To begin with, start with the movement number in order to purchase a new clock movement and to see the price and what it includes. Also, these numbers are essential to get compatible components for the clock. Examples of some components include pendulums,… View Product

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Mechanical clock chime hammer positioning is easy to do, and only involves bending the hammer head wires. Upon the initial installation, this was done by the clock maker as well. When replacing a clock movement need to bend the chime hammers to the chime rods. This is why the hammer heads are on bendable wires. They are meant to be… View Product