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Have a grandfather clock with a 24 year old Sligh movement.
Have a grandfather clock with a 24 year old Sligh movement. Has performed flawlessly for those years. Was oiled professionally twice in it's life. Needed to be oiled so did it myself. Removed the entire gear mechanism without incident,oiled and put back together. When I started the pendulum swing all sounded good but the clock and pendulum stopped in about 7 minutes. Been reading up on setting the beat. Been unable to get into proper beat. Clock cabinet is perfectly level, hands are not rubbing, pendulum not rubbing on weights or chime rods. When pendulum is removed the clock mechanism runs and it is clearly out of beat with a tick tock..........tick-tock,........tick-tock sound. It has a rigid crutch attached to the shaft above which controls the teeter totter on the gear that makes the tick tock sounds. Do I need to make an adjustment to how the crutch is attached to this shaft? … read more
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My mom has a Herman grandfather clock with three weights.
Hi there. My mom has a Herman Miller grandfather clock with three weights. She moved recently and now the clock won't run. The weights and pendulum were removed for the move and replace in the correct… read more
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I recently bought a grandfather clock, I have leveled the
hello there! So i recently bought a grandfather clock … read more
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I inherited a 1978 Howard Miller grandfather clock from my
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can you tell me what pendulum fits a 1981 ridgeway reminiscence
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I purchased a Hermle Black Forest Clock used. It was running
I purchased a Hermle Black Forest Clock used. It was running fine at point of purchase. When I got it home, I couldn't get it to start running. The only thing I did was to pull the weights back up, no… read more
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hello. the breakaway pendulum rod (I think) fell off my sessions
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I have an "Abel Cottey Grandfather clock", manufactured by
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Hello. We have a small grandfathers clock, possibly a grandmothers
Hello. We have a small grandfather's clock, possibly a grandmother's clock, that will not keep running. It must be a small adjustment because it will ratchet for about 35-40 ratchets, then it stops. I… read more
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We have an Emperor grandfather clock that used to work, but
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Good morning how do you "hook" the mechanism on the pendulum
Good morning how do you "hook" the mechanism on the pendulum arm on a elgin eight day clock… read more
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On my grandfather clock there are 2 places to wind. On the
On my grandfather clock there are 2 places to wind. On the face of the clock , the right one is for winding the clock. I thought the left one was the same so I tried to wind it from the left but while… read more
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I have a HM wall clock, weight driven. I very recently moved,
I have a HM wall clock, weight driven. I very recently moved, and in the move had to remove the weight upon taking it down from the wall. When I remounted the clock at its new site and replaced the we… read more
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We just moved, and set up my Howard Miller grandfather clock
We just moved, and set up my Howard Miller grandfather clock just fine. I put the weights back on in their correct places, put the pendulum on just the way it was supposed to go (with the bent hook gr… read more
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I just moved and I cannot figure how to connect the leader
I just moved and I cannot figure how to connect the leader to the suspension spring on my Howard miller grandfather clock. Am I missing a part?… read more
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I have a New England Co. 8 day clock and the pendulum has
I have a New England Co. 8 day clock and the pendulum has fallen off. I can't see where it hooks. Could someone tell me, please?… read more
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Morning... I have acquired a Gustav Becker movement in a tall
Morning... I have acquired a Gustav Becker movement in a tall case the leader was missin however I have some what manufactured one and the clock is runnin however I want to purchase and replace with p… read more
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I replaced the suspension spring on my grandfather clock, movement
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