Cuckoo Clock Repair Kit

December 3, 2018 7:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The basic items required to clean a clock movement or Use the Cuckoo Repair Kit without disassembly. Cleaning without disassembly is not as effective as breaking down the movement, but it is sufficient in most cases. Not everyone is ready to break down their clock movement and put it back together. This kit is for the person who would like to do a simple clock cleaning with out having to learn an intense amount of clock repair information or Horology. The goal to cleaning a clock movement is to remove old oil that has solidified and put new oil in its place. Solidified clock oil creates wear to the movements outer plates and eventually causes to much friction for the clock to run.

Cuckoo Clock Bellow Tops

Bellow tops are the most frequently needed item on a cuckoo clock.

These tops come as a pair and get epoxied on the old bottoms just as the old tops were taken off, see the Cuckoo Clock Parts help section for details. Sold as a pair.

Recommended to also get the wire assortment with this.

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Cuckoo Clock Repair Kit Description

The basic items required to clean a clock movement or Use the Cuckoo Repair Kit without disassembly. Cleaning without disassembly is not as effective as breaking down the movement, but it is sufficient in most cases. Not everyone is ready to break down their clock movement and put it back together. This kit is for the person who would like to do a simple clock cleaning with out having to learn an intense amount of clock repair information or Horology. The goal to cleaning a clock movement is to remove old oil that has solidified and put new oil in its place. Solidified clock oil creates wear to the movements outer plates and eventually causes to much friction for the clock to run.
Cuckoo Clock Repair
Included:

Clock Repair E-Book

Downloadable Ebook that includes the following topics:
The success of this E-Book is from the simplicity in the answers and the ease of use. This will make it very easy for the clock owner to solve simple problems that may arise when there is an issue with the clock.
The topics you see below are the actual topics that are presented on the cover page of the E-Book. Please review them and see if this E-Book will help you. You will find this very helpful in solving many different clock repair issues and questions on cleaning and oiling a movement.
Weight Driven Clock Repair

Weight Driven

  • Introduction
  • Putting it "In Beat"
  • Ticks ok but stops
  • No tick tock sound
  • Quarter chime is off
  • Cleaning - Assembled
  • Cleaning - Disassembled
  • Reassembling the works
  • Repair methods
  • Replacing with a new movement
Spring Driven clock repair

Spring Driven

  • Introduction
  • Putting it "In Beat"
  • Ticks ok but stops
  • No tick tock sound
  • Working with mainsprings
  • Chiming the wrong time
  • Setting quarter chimes
  • Cleaning - Assembled
  • Cleaning - Disassembled
  • Reassembling the works
  • Repair methods
  • Replacing with a new movement
400 Day Clock Repair

Anniversary Clocks

  • Introduction
  • Setting up the clock
  • Changing Suspensions
  • Putting it "In Beat"
  • Cleaning the Movement
  • Reassembling the works
cuckoo clock repair

Cuckoo Clocks

  • Introduction
  • Parts Check
  • Checking for Wear
  • Replacing Bellows
  • Replacing Bellow Cloth
  • Putting it "In Beat"
  • Not Cuckooing at the Right Time
  • Cuckooing the Wrong Amount
  • Movement Removal and Installation
  • New Cuckoo Set-Up
  • Changing the Hands
  • Cleaning the Movement
Also Included:
Cuckoo Cleaninging Solution Clock Cleaning SolutionClock Cleaning Kit includes One pint of concentrated ammoniated clock cleaning solution that can be used to clean movements by hand, or to use with a ultrasonic cleaning machine. Just mix 1 part of this solution to 6 parts of water to clean old clock oil from the movement. The E-book that is included with this kit has instructions on how to clean the clock movement in the best and safest way, so refer to it before starting the cleaning process.
E Clips for Cuckoos "E" Style ClipsSplit washers are similar to C clips as they attach various parts to the movement. These are usually used more on cuckoo clocks. There is 100 mixed sizes in this pack.

Cuckoo Clock Bellows Bellow Top PairBellow tops that are included with this Cuckoo Repair Kit are the most frequently needed item on a cuckoo clock. These get epoxied on the old bottoms just as the old tops were taken off, see the help section for details. Recommended to also get the wire assortment with this if there are any missing wires such as lifting wires. It is a common thing for bellows to rip open when they are old. These replacement tops attach to the bottom part of the bellows easily with epoxy. Epoxy is also included with this kit. These bellow tops are the common size of 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches, but any size you would like can be replaced with this size. We have all sizes in stock and can be changes to your size in this Cuckoo Repair Kit.
Cuckoo Bellow Wires Wire AssortmentIncludes bellow lifting wires in various lengths, eye hole wires, cuckoo bird door wires and the bird to door wire. These are the proper lengths and bends that are the most common needed.

Cuckoo Hook and Ring Cuckoo Hook & RingThe hook goes on one end of the chain to hold the weight up. The ring goes on the other side of the same chain so the chain will not travel into the movement and onto the ground. Sold as one hook and one ring as a set, comes with two sets
Wood Cuckoo Clock Screws Wood Screw AssortmentThis wood screw assortment that is included in this Cuckoo Repair Kit has many screws that are nicely sized for cuckoos.

Cuckoo Clock Oil Oiler with OilFountain oiler filled with general clock oil. Convenient applicator to get into tough areas. This is the oil you need to lubricate your clock. The Cuckoo Repair Kit level is needed to be sure the clock stays in beat from one place to another. Learn to set the clock in beat by the directions in the E-book, making sure the clock is level when it is being done. Then keep a level with the clock and where ever the clock goes, as long as its level, it will be in beat. By being in beat, it means to have an even tick-tock-tick-tock rather than ticktock---ticktock---ticktock. The oiler is full of oil and are the size of a fat pen. A Small amount of oil gets applied to anything that has friction after the old oil is cleaned off. This is enough clock oil to do many clock movements.
Hand Remover Tool Hand Remover ToolRemoves stubborn hands and gears in a straight motion. Sometimes this would be needed to remove the wheel on the back that lifts the bellow lift wires also.

Cuckoo Epoxy Cuckoo EpoxyCuckoo Repair Kit cuckoo epoxy for bellow top replacement, attaching numerals, or repairing broken wood.
Cuckoo Epoxy Vision VisorThis magnifier can be worn over glasses. This fits over the head and will be the most convenient magnification for inspecting important components of the clock movement and parts. This quality tool is made here in USA and is a must for this type of work. This flips up over the head when there is an interruption in your work and has 2 1/2 magnification power.

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
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Cuckoo Clock Bellow Tops

Length

1 1/2 x 1 3/16 Inch, 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 Inch, 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 Inch, 2 x 1 1/4 Inch, 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 Inch, 2 3/8 x 1 9/16 Inch

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