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Last Chime Hammer Stuck UP Correction means the last note of the Westminster chime song won’t come down until the start of the next chime. Please perform this fix right after the clock chimes. The last hammer will be stuck in the up position when it should have gone down. The chime side is on the right when facing the… View Product

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The following are the installation instructions for the chime block on a side strike Westminster German clock movement. Of course, this style clock kit can take two styles of chime blocks. One is a side strike style and the other is a bottom / side strike style. Simply mount the chime block to the clock case with wood screws. Alternately,… View Product

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Hermle 451 and 1151 Front-Plate-Post-Issue, is that on rare occasions, the 451/1151 high bridge units have a post on the front plate of the movement that you have to remove. This is evident when attempting to put the dial on the clock. The post may hit the components on the back of the dial causing the clock to act up… View Product

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The Westminster mechanical clock does not sound like Westminster when it plays? This would require these Mechanical Chime Sequence Resetting Instructions There is a cam with humps that graduate on the top right of the front plate of the movement. There are 4 lower portions with a small hump and the next one is bigger and so on. The smallest… View Product

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The following is the Grandfather Clock Chimes-Forever Correction for when the clock sometimes misses the stopping point. Ultimately, this is the cause for the continuous chiming. It is also the cause of chiming more than one quarter at a time. There is a cam with graduated humps on the top right of the front plate of the Movement. There are… View Product

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Grandfather Clock Moon Gear Installation is as follows. The moon phase function is only run by one gear. The gear is known as a Moon Gear. It sits behind the dial on the same tube as the hour hand. It is easy to remove by loosening the set screw so it will slide off. The moon gear gets put on… View Product

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This article will address the German Grandfather Clock Strike Quantity Correction issue. This is where the clock will not strike the correct number of hours. This includes if it is striking any hour for two hours in a row. Also if it is striking more than 12 hours at a time, or even striking forever. The correction does not require… View Product

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Because this is the same clock movement only new, all the old components will fit the new unit just as they did on the old. Components such as the dial, weights, pendulum, hands, and chime block do not need a replacement to have a new movement. Please continue to read the following mechanical movement replacement notes. Offering a brand new… View Product

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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 this as long as the movements are double boxed and well protected. Here are some guidelines on how to ship the movement and also what… View Product

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There is a lot 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… View Product

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Measure Loop end mainsprings by width, thickness, and length. These are not always easy measurements to get, and the mainspring would need to be taken out from the clock. It can be a frustrating puzzle to do, and a dangerous one also. But if learning clock repair or have time on the hands so to speak, here are some guidelines…. View Product

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When a mainspring breaks within a clock movement, it could cause damage. This damage could be within the movement itself or to the clock case. However, it is uncommon, but sometimes even the sides of the wood case can sustain damage when a mainspring breaks. As for the movement itself, we need to check the gear teeth and the gear… View Product