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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 graduated humps 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 then so on. The smallest… View Product

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When the clock misses the stopping point sometimes and chimes more than one quarter at a time, or just chimes forever, this is the correction. There is a cam with graduated humps 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 then… 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 called a Moon Gear and sits behind the dial, on the same tube as the hour hand. It is easy to remove by loosening the one set screw and it will slide off. It gets put on the new… View Product

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This article is to solve the issue of the German clock not striking out the correct number of hours. This includes if it is striking any hour for two hours in a row, or even if it is striking more than 12 hours at a time, or even striking forever. The correction does not require the removal of the clock… 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 will not need to be replaced to have a new movement. Offering a brand new clock movement alone and does not come with the… 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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When a mainspring breaks within a clock movement, it could cause damage. The damage could be within the movement itself or to the clock case. It is uncommon but sometimes even the sides of the wood case get damaged when a mainspring breaks. As for the movement itself, we need to check the gear teeth and the gear arbors. The… View Product

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clockworks.com Mechanical Clock Cleaning Service is the first step of a movement restoration. The movement needs to have the old oil removed in order to determine where bushings are needed. We shake the gear train up and down to test the movement for potential bushings. A mark is then placed where we find a bushing is needed. If the movement… View Product

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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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Loop end mainsprings are measured by width, thickness, and length. These are not always easy measurements to get, and the mainspring would need to be removed 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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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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The 132-071 has a platform escapement. This means is it has a balance wheel rather than a pendulum. When adjusting the timing lever it pushes or pulls the hairspring on the balance wheel. This manipulates the speed of the balance wheel oscillations and therefore the speed of the time. It is done with the lever that sticks out of the… View Product