Cuckoo Clock Repair Cleaning Kit DescriptionThe basic items for a Cuckoo Clock Repair Cleaning Kit. This kit is meant for use without disassembling the movement. 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 Cuckoo Clock Repair Cleaning 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 become a solid and put new oil in its place. Clock oil that has become a solid creates wear to the movements outer plates and eventually causes too much friction for the clock to run.
Cuckoo Clock Repair Cleaning Kit Includes:
Clock Repair E-Book
Downloadable Ebook that includes the following topics:
Clock Cleaning SolutionThe clock cleaning kit includes One pint of concentrate ammoniated clock cleaning solution to clean movements by hand, or to use with an ultrasonic cleaning machine. Mix 1 part of this solution to 6 parts of water to clean old clock oil from the movement.
The E-book that comes with this kit has instructions on how to clean the clock movement in the best and safest way. So please refer to it before starting the cleaning process.
Bellow Top PairBellow tops that are in this Cuckoo Repair Kit are the most frequent item that is in need of replacing on a cuckoo clock. Epoxy these on the old bottoms just as the old tops were taken off. Please refer to the help section for details.
We also recommend getting 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 in this kit.
The bellow tops are the common size of 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches, but any size you would like can be sent with this kit. We have all sizes in stock and can easily change the order to your size in this Cuckoo Clock Repair/Cleaning Kit.
Cuckoo Hook and Ring The 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
Oiler with Oil
Fountain oiler with general clock oil. Convenient applicator to get into tough areas. This is the oil you need to lubricate your clock. The oiler is full of oil and is the size of a fat pen. A small amount of oil gets put on anything that has friction after the old oil has been taken off. This is enough clock oil to do many clock movements.
Cuckoo Clock Repair Cleaning Kit cuckoo epoxy for bellow top replacement, attaching numerals, or repairing broken wood.
This 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.