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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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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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These are the instructions for the dial to mount to the wood case instead of the movement on a Jauch clock conversion. If the dial attaches to the movement with four posts coming off the back of, this will have to change. There are two ways the dial mounts to the clock. The best scenario for the conversion is to… View Product

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The following is the basic installation for a chiming quartz movements from Clockworks. However, each unit is varied with the chime functions and speaker style. Therefore, the individual instructions need to be read for this information. Installation of the chime quartz clock movements is done in the following sequence. Hanger goes on the new movement first if there is one,… View Product

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Symptoms would be a clock that runs too fast. The clock pendulum does not have a wide swing to it. The clock has the right pendulum length but it is too fast for adjustment on the rating nut threads. The new style 1161-series does not have an adjustable anchor height adjustment on the movement. However it does still need to… View Product

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Changing a clock cable requires the movement to be removed from the clock case. These instructions refer to post WW2 modern grandfather units of German origin, however all makes have a similar method. Swapping the cable is easy. There is a big hole and a little hole on the cable mount. The cable end fits into the big hole, then… View Product

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To order a Hermle clock movement you need the numbers off of the back plate of the movement itself. Match the numbers up so the new movement will be exactly the same as the old one. Replacing the movement is a fraction of the price of a repair. It is also the fastest way to get the clock up and… View Product

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These are the directions to get a German mechanical clock to chime on time. This means having the clock hands point to the right spot when the clock chimes. When replacing a clock movement, or getting new clock hands, either one, you will notice it will chime 5 minutes before it is supposed to, or 10 min after, something like… 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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This is a basic guideline for removing a mechanical clock movement. This is not for every clock, but most grand mother and grand father clocks produced after WW2. There are numerous clock makers and each have their own style. Anyone could have built the clock and mounted it in their own way. They all have the same basic steps for… 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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A pendulum clock without a pendulum is a shame for sure. Hence, getting the mechanical clock pendulum length correct does take some diving into the clock world. I there is no idea what pendulum it would take, this is a basic guide. Of course, this is a basic guide to narrow it down to the best pendulum for your clock…. View Product