Replacing Lost Pendulum Parts
Certainly, narrowing it down requires a different method than just observation. The following text will guide you through that process.
The lost pendulum
That is to say, it will not be in the manual that came with the clock. Moreover it will also not be on any stickers or the clock case.
Lost pendulum leader
If the leader is missing, identify who made the movement. Use the above information to correctly identify the movement so it is possible to replace the pendulum part.
When you know who made the movement, it is easy to narrow down the possibility of what leader you need. This makes things much easier when replacing lost pendulum parts.
After knowing the manufacturer, match the information to a leader shown on this page.
In the final analysis, visually inspect the pendulum hook style, the crutch on the back of the movement, and the suspension hook.
Finally, compare the components of the clock to the options in that manufacturer category to figure out the best one. Replacing lost pendulum part can be tricky however with these descriptions the task should be less daunting.
The lost suspension spring
First know that style A is the very most common suspension spring style in existence. Check the top of the pendulum leader and if there is a double hook on the end it will be style A required for the clock.
Generally speaking, use style A3 for large grandfather units, A2 for grandmother and wall clocks, and A1 for mantle clocks. Suspension spring are one of the easier parts to ascertain when replacing lost pendulum parts.
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