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I have a Hamilton grandfather clock from the early 1970s. It

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I have a Hamilton grandfather clock from the early 1970s. It has been working great until the pendulum came off. Since reattaching it, I cannot get the pendulum, to start the clock. There is no tick tock
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Clock Repair
Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you. First you need to make sure that the pendulum leader is hanging on the suspension spring correctly. There is 3 part to a pendulum assembly first part is the suspension spring then the pendulum leader then the pendulum. Try these options out and let me know what happens and if you do not feel comfortable doing this yourself let me know your zip code location and I can locate a clock repair shop in your area. Thanks Mike

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Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The 3 part assembly appears to be set up correctly. Still doesn't run
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Hi, First check to see if the clock is level and if you removed the weights make sure they are in there correct order they should be marked on the bottom if not the heaviest weight goes on the RIGHT it runs the chimes the next heaviest in the CENTER it runs the pendulum the lightest on the LEFT it runs the strike and are fully wound prior to starting your pendulum. If I could see how you reinstalled the pendulum assembly I could fix the problem. Try moving the pendulum leader slightly to the LEFT or to the RIGHT then restart the pendulum. Try these options out and let me know what happens and if you do not feel comfortable doing this yourself let me know your zip code location and I can locate a clock repair shop in your area. Thanks Mike

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Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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