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Mechanical Grandfather Clock Positioning in the house should be in a place with not much vibration. If having people or pets coming and going in that area would have to take this in account. The clock needs a firm foundation and located in a room that does not have much vibration on the floor. Its not mandatory but it will… View Product

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Mechanical clock movement preparations start with getting the new movement out of the box and set for installation. The new unit may or may not have orange clips over the plastic cable drum covers if its a cable driven unit. These are uses sometimes so the cable underneath the cover will not jump over itself and get all tangled up…. 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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AmMechanical clock chain installation is fairly easy. It is not uncommon for the chains to sometimes fall off during shipping. If this should occur, all you have to do is loop them back over the 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… 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 strike setting is not hard. Some simple fixes can correct any problems. This information is for a new unit straight out of the box. Subsequently, for installation into an existing clock case. However it is also practical for other situations where there are strike issues German clocks. The strike issues can be from not striking at all to… View Product