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Disconnecting the bellows The lift wires travel from the movement up to the flaps of the old bellow tops. Furthermore, these wires are taken off in order to remove the cuckoo bellows. Usually this is done by opening the …

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American clock movement replicas are not the same quality as the original but solves the problem. The clock will be working and striking as it should in a short time. The movements are made in India and are close in size …

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American time-strike clock instructions American time-strike clock instructions apply to replicas made in India. Subsequently, the name time-strike means the clock will keep time and strike at the top of the hour. This …

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Modern 1161-Series Clock Anchor Height Issue Symptoms would be a clock that runs too fast. The clock pendulum does not have a wide swing to it. The clock has the right pendulum length but it is too fast for adjustment o …

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Removing Mechanical Clock Hands Removing Mechanical Clock Hands is fast and easy to do. The following are instructions for German mechanical movements post WW2 hand removal. German Post WW2 wall, mantle and floor m …

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Grandfather Clock Weights Stuck 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 driv …

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Sending A Clock for Repair Sending A Clock for Repair is easy because we here at clockworks.com need the movement alone. We get clock repairs shipped to us from all over USA and Canada. There is never a problem doing t …

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Loop-End Clock Mainspring Description The Loop-End clock mainspring description is a long flat spring with a loop on one end. This loop gets wrapped around the outer plate pillar of the movement. In other words, this is …

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Clock Mainspring Break – Damage Assessment When a mainspring breaks within a clock movement, it could cause damage. The damage could be within the movement itself or to the clock case. It is uncommon but sometimes even …

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Clock Loop-End Mainspring Measuring Loop end mainsprings are measured by width, thickness, and length. These are not always easy measurements to get, and the mainspring would need to be removed from the clock. It can be …

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Regula Cuckoo Movement Identification Most cuckoo clocks made after 1950 have movements that are made by the Regula cuckoo clock movement company. Any cuckoo clock made after this time has an 80 percent chance of being …

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Cuckoo Clock Movement Installation There is alot going on in a tight area with cuckoo clocks. Above all, it takes some patience to get these right. The thing with cuckoo clocks is the more stuff going on, the harder it …

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Ordering The Cuckoo Movement Offering post WW2 German made cuckoo clock movements, prior to this would be considered antique. Antique cuckoo clocks made during and before the second war have movements that are no longer …

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241-070 and 241-040 No longer made Clock movement 241-070 and 241-040 is no longer available. These two weight, chain driven units were very popular in the clock world but they are now obsolete. What to do? We can …

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Hermle mainspring barrel numbers Mainspring barrel number to size spring Barrel Number Mainspring Dimensions MM 10 17 x .45 x 1490 11 17 x .42 x 1500 20 & 56 17 x .38 x 1200 …

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Removing a clock mainspring barrel Often a clock mainspring barrel can be removed without disassembling the clock movements outer plates. The mainspring will also still be contained within the barrel. Letting down t …