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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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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 should, or 10 min after, something like this. This… View Product

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We now only offer the complete clock chime-block and rods. The rods are a press fit into the chime-block by machines and it is difficult to get a single rod out. Other times there are threads that go into the block but have such a secure tight fit, you cannot remove them. Trying to do so would result in more… View Product

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The first step in purchasing a new chime block is to determine the chime block style that is in the clock. The Styles are side, bottom and back strike. Figure out which style you need. Then, count how many rods are in the chime block. Measure through the chime block to get the length of the longest rod. Correspondingly, find… 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