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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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American clock movement replicas are not the same quality as the original but solves the problem. Thus, the clock will be working and striking as it should in a short time. Of course, these movements are made in India but are close in size to many of the American time strike units made between 1900 and 1950. Think of them… View Product

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American time-strike clock instructions apply to replicas made in India as well. Subsequently, the name time-strike means the clock will keep time and strike at the top of the hour. This section covers the basic installation for the time-strike and time only movements. However, American Time-strike clock instructions can be confusing. If you are not familiar with the clock parts… 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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The Grandfather clock weights can get stuck in the high position if over wound. Some larger clocks have over wind protection to prevent this. The grandmother and grandfather chain drive units often do not have this feature. When winding the weights up make sure the top of the weight can be seen when done. Never go to the point where… View Product

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The Loop-End clock mainspring description is a long flat spring with a loop on one end. This loop gets wrapped around the outer plate pillar of the movement. In other words, this is the type of mainspring that can be seen. It is not contained in a barrel. Likewise, if the spring is in a barrel, the mainspring can’t be… 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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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 your learning clock repair or have time on your hands so to speak, here are some… View Product

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Most cuckoo clocks made after 1950 have movements that are made by the Regula cuckoo clock movement company. Any cuckoo clock made after this time has an 80 percent chance of being a Regula. Most of the time there will be identification markings that will reveal if it is a Regula cuckoo clock movement. But to be certain use these… 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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Offering post WW2 German made cuckoo clock movements, prior to this would be considered antique. Antique cuckoo clocks made during and before the second war have movements that are no longer made. The only thing to do is get the movement overhauled by a clock maker. Email us for more specific information on these types of movements. As for the… View Product

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Clock movement 241-070 and 241-040 is no longer available. These two weight, chain driven units were very popular in the clock world but they are now obsolete. We can restore the clock movement for you. However this is expensive and you would still be left with an old movement. It will cost around $500 and we will clean oil bush… View Product