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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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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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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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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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Mechanical clock chain Installation is easy. The chains sometimes fall off during shipping, all that is required is to loop them back over there ratchet wheels. Mechanical Clock Chains Installation maybe required upon the new movements arrival. When getting the new unit, the chains may or may not be on the unit. Sometimes there just laying in the box and… View Product

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Mechanical clock movement beat-setting means the tick and the tock sound of the clock are even. In order to run, every mechanical clock that has a pendulum needs to be put in beat. It is amazing how many clocks have not run for 10 years or more just because this is not known. Often, clocks in tag sales, auctions, and… View Product

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A Grandfather clock moon-dial installation explanation is in this section. Thus, this is written for a new movement installation in mind. However can use it for any post WW2 German mechanical unit with issues in relation to the front of the movement. Install the moon gear onto the new movement prior to the clock moon-dial installation. It mounts with a… View Product