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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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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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The following is a description of drilling a clock dial. Clock dials often only have the center hole for the clock hand post to come through. If using a spring driven mechanical clock movement, need to drill holes in the dial. This is so the clock key will have access through the dial to wind the clock. This hole is… 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

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This section is referring to the Clock-Movement Calendar Removal Instructions for calendar versions of the Hermle clock movement 141-040 141-030 and 141-033 Many of these units come with a calendar as indicated by the letter K after the movement numbers. This is the usual way some movements are supplied by the manufacturer. This way it covers movements with and without… View Product

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It’s a shame when a clock is not able to operate for years on end. It sits for so long until one day it is just time to do something about it. For the antique American made clock to function again there are two main clock repair options. Replace the movement with a modern reproduction made in India, or repair… View Product

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Mechanical clock movement wears out after years go by because the oil turns solid. With age, the mechanical clock movement’s oil solidifies and becomes black and sticky. By the time 20 or 30 years go by, the oil has solidified and is creating wear on the brass plates of the movement. So, when this happens, the clock movement will not… View Product

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Removal of a mechanical clock movement is fast and easy. The movement itself is usually only mounted with two flat head screws underneath. These two screws run up into the movements pillar posts and hold it secure to the seat board. The weights and pendulum come off before doing anything to get them out of the way. This is done… View Product

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The weights may or may not all weigh the same however they usually do not. It is needed to know what weights goes on what chain or cable for most floor clocks in existence. Typically there is differences on the weights from left to right on a mechanical floor clock. This section is referring to post WW2 modern floor clocks… View Product

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Mechanical clock chime hammer positioning is easy to do, and only involves bending the hammer head wires. Upon the initial installation, this was done by the clock maker as well. When replacing a clock movement need to bend the chime hammers to the chime rods. This is why the hammer heads are on bendable wires. They are meant to be… View Product