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Let us explore the variety of clock crystals, because the glass does have many variations. The size options are vast, however the shape requirement may not be available in the size that is needed. The first step is to identify if the glass is square, round, oblong or some other odd shape. If the glass is round, need to determine… View Product

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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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Mechanical clocks with a ratchet wheel use clicks. This can mean a spring driven clock or a weight driven clock. Clicks keep it wound in only one direction. Both have a ratcheting function as in a wheel being able to turn one way only. It spins one way and makes a clicking sound when this is done. That clicking sound… View Product

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Naturally, suspension springs do not have to be exact in length. If the clock runs slow, simply raise the pendulum bob with the rating nut at the bottom. Likewise, if the clock is running fast then turn the rating nut to lower the pendulum bob. By and large, suspension spring A is the most common style suspension spring. Of course,… View Product

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We now only offer the complete clock chime-block and rods. The rods are pressed into the chime-block by machines and it is difficult to get a single rod out. Other times they are threaded into the block but secured so tight, cannot remove them. Trying to do so would result in more rods breaking. Also there are various threads on… View Product