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    Replacing Cuckoo Bellow Tops

    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 loop on the lower end of the lift wire. This is where it connects to the movement's lift arm. Use a small flat head... View Product

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    Why a new cuckoo movement

    A new cuckoo clock movement will be a fraction of the price of an overhaul on the old one. This is due to the time it takes to separate the plates, work on the movement, and then put it all back together again. This process is very time consuming. Then, if the movement fails the testing process, it all has... View Product

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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 made. The only thing to do is get the movement overhauled by a clock maker. Email us for more specific information on these types of movements. As for the... View Product

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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 is to swap the cuckoo clock movement. Things like dancers, wood chopper, bell ringers, water wheels and the sort can complicate things. Take off... View Product

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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 a Regula. Most of the time there will be identification markings that will reveal if it is a Regula cuckoo clock movement. But to be certain use these... View Product

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    Cuckoo Clock Repair Parts

    The most common Cuckoo repair parts sold is the bellow tops and the hands. The bellow tubes are usually good to reuse on the clock, just the bellow tops have cloth that rip over time and therefore the clock will not cuckoo the time out. If the cloth is ripped the entire cuckoo bellows do not need to be replaced.... View Product

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    Cuckoo Clock Not Striking

    When the new cuckoo clock movement will not go into striking mode for the hours. The bird will not come out and the clock will not indicate what time it is with the cuckoo call. Here are some guidelines on what to check in this situation. There is a wire above the cuckoo door that locks it into the closed... View Product

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    How to install Cuckoo Clock Hands

    Installing the cuckoo clock hands bought from clockworks.com starts with removing the old hands. To remove the cuckoo hands will only need a pair of needle nose pliers. While holding the minute hand still (longer of the two hands) while loosening the minute hand nut with the pliers. Turning the hand nut in the counter clockwise direction while holding the... View Product

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    Cuckoo Strike Quantity Issues

    Issues with the strike quantity on a cuckoo clock is a common ailment upon setting up a new movement. The clock will strike 12 o’clock and then 12 again at 1 o’clock or something like this. This has to do with the mechanical components behind the clock dial. Remove the hands and dial to get to that section of the... View Product

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    Cuckoo clock door stuck open

    Upon installation of a new cuckoo clock movement this is a common issue. The Cuckoo clock door stuck open could be a number of things. Please check the following to see if it solves the issue of the door not closing all the way. If the pine cone weight that controls the cuckoo portion of the clock is not heavy... View Product

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    Mechanical Clock Hand Nuts

    One of the most common parts a Mechanical clock needs is the hand nut. As previously stated, the older the clock the harder things are to find. The hand nuts Clockworks offer are for movements made after the 1930's. There were not many standards on what the hand nut size should be on the early clocks. However, prior to around... View Product

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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. The mainspring let down tool allows the release of the mainspring with the fist rather than the fingers. Put the mainspring let down tool over the square post the key goes onto. With a flat... View Product

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