Cuckoo Clock Weights
Cuckoo Clock Weights
Cuckoo Clock Weights

Cuckoo Clock Pine-Cone Weights

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Cuckoo Clock Weights

Cuckoo clock weights are in the form of pine cones. They are sold in gram weight. This gram amount is usually on a stamp on the weight itself. Cuckoo clocks all take the same weight for all the chains with only a few exceptions.

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Post WW2 German cuckoo clock repair parts for the professional or hobbyist. Information on how to install these parts in a cuckoo clock. - Clockworks
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Repair Parts

The most common Cuckoo Clock Repair Parts sold are the bellow tops and the hands.

The bellow tubes are usually good to reuse on the clock, just the bellow tops have cloth that rip over time and therefore the clock will not cuckoo the time out.

Repairing cuckoo bellows

If the cloth is torn, you do not need to replace the entire cuckoo bellows. You can use only the bellow tops instead.

If replacing just the bellow tops it makes things easier to get the correct size for the clock.

To get the proper bellow tops measure the length and width of the top only. Snap off the old tops off of the bellow tubes and clean the surface with a knife, then epoxy the new tops on the same way. Then transfer the cuckoo lift rings from the old tops to the new ones and its done.

Cuckoo Clock Repair

Cuckoo Clock Repair

The help section can help with many of the most common issues the clock may have. We also have the cuckoo clock movements for post 1950 German made units. This is about 80 percent of the cuckoos out in the world so chances are we have the movement you need.

If the movement is worn out and is post 1950 its just as well to get the new one instead of restoring the old one.

The process of the movement restoration is time consuming and therefore expensive.

When the new movement is 100-200 dollars and will last a lot longer than the best restoration.

The content of this website is copyright by Clockworks and written by James Stoudenmire in year 2022

New cuckoo clock movement not striking

The following is for when the new cuckoo clock movement will not go into striking mode for the hours. The bird will not come out and the clock will not indicate what time it is with the cuckoo call. Here are some guidelines on what to check in this situation.

Latch the cuckoo door

There is a wire above the cuckoo door. This closes and locks into place. This is for either shipping the clock and also for chime shut off.

It is a small wire that stops the door. Turn this wire either in the way or out of the way of the door. Be sure it is out of the way so the door can open and it can cuckoo.

Check the silence lever

There may be a silence lever if the cuckoo movement has one. The silence lever is on the side of the cuckoo clock movement and sticks outside of the clock case.

Push it down for cuckoo on and up for cuckoo shut off. Just move it to the opposite direction and see if the clock will strike out the cuckoo calls.

Sometimes the movement has a silence switch that does not stick outside of the case. But it may still be on the movement itself. Simply look at the back of the clock with the back panel off. Here is where you may see the silence switch.

As you are facing the back of the movement, look for a lever on the right side near the top. Not all cuckoos have this feature. Many manufacturers silence the cuckoo just by locking the bird door.

Clock chain resistance

Be sure nothing is in the way of the chain that drives the striking side of the cuckoo clock. One weight controls the time and the other the strike.

If the chain is rubbing anything, like the hole in the bottom of the cuckoo case, it will not run. It would be equivalent to not having enough weight to make it run.

The chain that holds the weight should be straight from the ratchet wheel and down without rubbing anything. Also the side of the chain that there is no weight can't be caught up on anything as well.

This is the side that you pull to raise the weight on the other side of the chain loop.

Bellow lift wires in the way

On a new cuckoo clock movement install, you have to bend the lift wires so they do not get caught up on each other. Because the bellow wires could be hitting each other and creating resistance if they got caught up on each other during the travel.

These just get bent this way or that way so they can go up and down with the bellow tops. When bellow tops are broken or torn it can cause this to happen also.

Bird arm position

The arm that the bird rests on could be bent in a way where it is trying to go forward too much. Therefore it hits the front of the clock case instead of the position where it opens the door.

The intent is for it to open the cuckoo door only and not hit the front of the clock case. Furthermore, it will only cuckoo if the bird arm is able to be all the way forward with no resistance.

Cuckoo door opening wire

When this wire is too long, it will try to open the bird door too much. The cuckoo strike cannot start if the bird door is open too much.

The solution is to make the door wire shorter or put a bend in it. Putting a bend in this wire so it has a hump instead of straight will be the same thing as making it shorter.

Cuckoo Clock Not Striking Conclusion

Resistance causes the cuckoo to not go into striking mode. There is only 4 or 5 gears that have to spin around to make the clock cuckoo. However, it will not function if there is any resistance.

These 4-5 gears need to spin to have the bellows lift and open the cuckoo door at the same time. These spinning gears dictate a lot of action and any resistance in any part will stop it from working.

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Installing cuckoo clock hands

Installing the cuckoo clock hands bought from clockworks.com starts with removing the old hands.

Removing the old cuckoo hands

To remove the cuckoo hands you will only need a pair of needle nose pliers.

While holding the minute hand still (longer of the two hands) loosen the minute hand nut with the pliers. Turn the hand nut in a counter clockwise direction while holding the hand still will loosen it up. Now you can turn it with your fingers and it will come right off.

The cuckoo minute hand bushing

With the minute hand off it will expose a round bushing that has a square hole in it. This bushing may or may not come off with the minute hand. In fact it maybe stuck in the hand itself.

If the bushing is stuck in the hand just remove it by prying up and off with a flat screwdriver. The hour hand is next and is only a friction fit. Twist it and pull at the same time and it will come off.

Install the hour hand

The hour hand is first. Simply twist and push at the same time as it is only a friction fit. The tube it goes on tapers although it may not be noticeable. So the more you twist the hour hand and push down at the same time, the tighter it will be on the clock. Do not worry about having it point to the right time yet, we will do that later.

Now put the minute hand on (the longer of the two hands). Put this on the bushing and the ridges will somewhat lock it into place in the hole of the hand. Next is the hand nut which goes onto the hand shaft where the threads are on the tip.

This will sandwich the minute hand between the bushing and its nut. Now it’s time to set the hands to point to the correct time when the clock cuckoo’s.

Install the minute hand

Next put the brass bushing with the square hole in it, on the clocks hand shaft arbor’s square portion. The flat side of the hand bushing will go toward the clock dial. The side with the ridge on it will point outward.

Setting the cuckoo strike

After the install of the cuckoo clock minute hand we need them to point to the right place. Putting the hands in a position to point to the right place when it cuckoos the hour. Put the clock up on the wall and turn the minute hand to make the clock cuckoo out the top of the hour.

Count the number of cuckoo’s the clock sounds out and point the hour hand to that number. For example, if there were 6 cuckoos point the hour hand to the six. Loosen the minute hand some so you can turn it to the 12 to represent the top of the hour.

Tighten the minute hand nut while holding it still at the 12. Now just check the next hour and see if it will point to the correct spot when it cuckoos again.

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Cuckoo Strike Quantity Issues

Issues with the strike quantity on a cuckoo clock is a common ailment upon setting up a new movement. The clock will strike 12 o’clock and then 12 again at 1 o’clock or something like this. This has to do with the mechanical components behind the clock dial.

Remove the hands and dial to get to that section of the cuckoo movement.

Remove the hands

To remove the cuckoo hands you need a pair of needle nose pliers. Hold the minute hand still (longer of the two hands) while loosening the minute hand nut.

Once the nut is loose, just turn to the left until it is off. Then the minute hand will come off with its round bushing that has a square hole in it. Remove the bushing out of the minute hand when it’s off of the clock.

It is only a friction fit, just push it out or pry it out of the hand with a flat screwdriver. Hour hand is only a friction fit so twist it and pull.

Remove the dial

Removing the dial is done after the hands are off. There is anywhere between 2 and 4 small nails holding the cuckoo dial on the clock. Sometimes, on rare occasions, the dial is glued to the clock case. Either way, it is the same method to remove the dial.

Take a small flat head screwdriver and lift gently on the dial on one side and then the other until little by little it will come up and off the case.

Component description

Once the dial is off of the clock please notice the saw tooth rack. The rack looks like a saw with sharp teeth and it flops up and down in the front of the movement. It falls down on a snail looking thing that is on the same tube as the hour hand.

In other words the smaller of the two hands that points out the hour is also on this same tube as the snail. A rack and snail count system these components determine how many times it will cuckoo each hour.

How it works

There are at least 12 saw looking teeth on the rack, one tooth per hour totaling at least 12. The rack will fall onto the portions of the snail then moves back up one tooth at a time. Each tooth that climbs back up lets the strike train run for that time duration.

That time duration of the strike wheels spinning will allow the clock to cuckoo one time. The lowest portion of the snails humps would be 12 strikes for 12 o'clock. This is because the lowest hump on the snail will expose 12 teeth on the rack.

Correcting Cuckoo Strike Quantity Issues

If there is any Cuckoo Strike Quantity Issues, the issue is in this area. The best thing to do is to make it strike over and over as looking at these components in action.

There is usually no parts to buy to fix this and it’s usually just a matter of tweaking something here or there to let the rack fall as it should and when it should.

Something to note is that if it strikes ONE and TWELVE ok, then the snail is on correctly and the rest of the hours will automatically be ok. So the goal is to be sure the clock strikes the 12 times ok and then the one o’clock also. This will solve the Cuckoo Strike Quantity Issues.

The content of this website is copyright by Clockworks and written by James Stoudenmire in year 2022

Cuckoo clock door stuck open

Upon installation of a new cuckoo clock movement this is a common issue. The Cuckoo clock door stuck open could be a number of things. Please check the following to see if it solves the issue of the door not closing all the way.

Weights not heavy enough

If the pine cone weight that controls the cuckoo portion of the clock is not heavy enough this can be the issue. Pull down some on that weight and see if the door shuts.

If you check all of the below issues, and the door only shuts when pulling the weight down, consider adding a heavier weight. It maybe the wrong pine cone weight to begin with.

Needs Oil

The cuckoo clock movement may need oiling at least on the arms that make the bird go in and out of its house.

Also, it is good to put a drop of clock oil on the door hinges and the connections for the wire that goes from the bird to the door.

Bending the door wire

Try bending up the wire that goes from the bird to the Cuckoo clock door. If putting an upward hump of a bend in this wire, it will basically be the same as shortening this wire.

With a bent or shorter wire, the bird will not come out as far, but also the bird will pull the door shut more when it goes back in the clock case to sleep.

Bird wires bent

The arm that pushes the arm to make the bird come out, may need to get bent inward some. This may be tricky to see or get to, but sometimes there is a small side door on the side of the cuckoo clock case that can open and see this wire, or arm, that pushes the arm that connects to the bird.

Other times there is no door on the side of the case and need to do it from the back of the movement by taking the back panel off of the cuckoo case.

Correcting a bent bird wire

When looking at the back of the movement, this arm will be in a horizontal direction on the back right hand side of the clock movement.

Right as looking at the back of the movement that is.

In some cuckoos this is even trickier to see or adjust as the right hand bellow tube maybe in the way. Remove it if this is the case.

Locate this horizontal wire that is in the approximate middle of the movement, which is on the strike train side. This is the wire that can get bent.

This bending in of the wire more into the movement, will in turn make the door come out more. If bent out some toward the case side, will allow the bird to go in more and therefore the door will shut more.

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Disconnecting the bellows

The lift wires travel from the movement up to the flaps of the old bellow tops.

Furthermore, these wires are taken off in order to remove the cuckoo bellows.

Usually this is done by opening the loop on the lower end of the lift wire. This is where it connects to the movement's lift arm.

Use a small flat head screwdriver to twist open the loop on the wire.

Removing the cuckoo bellows

Usually, one flat head screw holds the bellow tops in the clock. The screw goes into the bellow tube. This would be on the side of the cuckoo clock case.

Subsequently, each side has a bellow tube and therefore each side has a screw. This is providing the bellows do not have adhesive on them.

Once the screw is out of the tube, pry it off with a small screwdriver. Generally speaking, use the screwdriver because there is still one small nail holding it in place.

It is most certainly small enough so it simply pops off. As always, be careful not to damage the clock case when doing these things.

Installing the cuckoo wires

The first step is to install the eye loop wire into the new bellow tops. In essence, in the same manner as the old ones.

Second, drill a small pilot hole into the Cuckoo Clock Bellow Tops. Shove the eye loop into the hole with needle nose pliers.

Next work on the bird tail lift wire. Mount the bird tail lift wire the exact same way.

It is best to get the cuckoo clock wire assortment with the tops. This way, there will be extra wires in case one breaks or twists.

Removing old cuckoo bellow tops

The old cuckoo bellow tops will just snap off the tubes. The top of the tube will have some old glue stuck which has to be carefully taken off with a knife.

Just carefully scrape it off until it is smooth. This way it has a nice, flat surface for the new tops. You will new epoxy as well for the installation of the new tops.

Clear 5 minute epoxy mixes A with B and is great for this project. The regular epoxy is also fine. Any epoxy that dries fast will do the job. After all, it doesn't have to be anything fancy.

After scraping the tops smooth, the epoxy will adhere well. If old epoxy is leftover, the bumps will make the new tops not stick as well.

Installing new cuckoo bellow tops

Once the epoxy is on the tops, either place them upside down to dry or clamp them. Clamping them is the best, however if you do not have them then turning them upside down is the next option.

Most importantly, the bellows have to be able to open without resistance.

This means there needs to be a gap between the flap that closes of the bellow top and the front of the tube. If this small gap is not there, the bellow will jam on the side of the clock case upon opening.

The top needs to be in the exact position as the old one was. As a result, it will be able to blow air into the hole that is in the top of the tube. This is so it will not rub anything.

Cuckoo Clock Weights

Cuckoo clock weights are in the form of pine cones. These are sold in gram weight and this gram amount usually has a stamp on the weight itself. Cuckoo clocks all take the same weight for all the chains with only a few exceptions.

The exceptions being multiple animation on some 8 day cuckoo clocks. So it is not the usual situation. If a clock weight is missing, match the same gram amount of another weight on the same clock.

Cuckoo identification in summery

The Regula cuckoo clock company of Germany produces, by far, the most cuckoo movements post 1950 than any other factory. In fact, there is an 80 percent chance that a cuckoo clock made after 1950 would be a Regula.

The name on the clock can be any German manufacturer of cuckoo clocks. However, it will still be a Regula cuckoo clock movement. This is because they made movements for many producers of clock cases.

Regula clock weights specifications

Regula cuckoo clock movements are easy to identify. Regula will be on a stamp on the back brass plate of the movement. If the cuckoo clock is made after 1950 there is a good chance it is Regula. They produce one day cuckoo clocks and 8 day cuckoo clocks.

These clocks can have either two or three cuckoo clock weights on the clock. By default, Regula one day units take 2 or 3 weights and calls for 275 grams.

Also by default, Regula 8 day cuckoo clocks take 2 or 3 cuckoo clock weights that are 1260 grams. However on the 8 day cuckoos, the factory made a change. The default cuckoo clock weight amounts are now 1500 grams from 1260 grams.

This is a suggestion because it is not such a bad thing to add a little more weight than what the default calls for. To put 320 gram cuckoo clock weights on a one day cuckoo is sometimes a good idea. Even though its suppose to take 275 gram cuckoo clock weights .

When to add heavier weights

It is not taboo in this situation so as to get a few more years out of the clock before replacing the movement. In fact, to reiterate, even the factory went from 1260 to 1500 on the 8 day cuckoos themselves.

So if a replacement needs to put off, and the movement is near the end of its life, it may be a good thing to have heavier weights. It can make the movement run for a few more years before having to swap it due to absolute necessity for it to function.

Simple tricks such as this can prolong the inevitable. However there is no getting around a new unit as some point in time.

Deviating from the specifications

A post 1950 cuckoo clock made by Regula has the clock movement still available brand new. Instead of doing a repair and bushings to the old movement, it makes much more sense to replace it with a brand new one.

Additional information

Weight0.25 lbs
Weight

1/2lbs (250 grams), 5/8lbs (275 grams), 3/4lbs (320 grams), 7/8lbs (375 grams), 1lbs (420 grams), 1 1/4lbs (500 grams), 1 3/8 Inch (630 grams), 1 3/4lbs (750 grams), 2lbs (875 grams), 2 1/4lbs (1000 grams), 3 3/4lbs (1260 grams), 3lbs (1350 grams), 3 1/4lbs (1500 grams), 4lbs (1750 grams)

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Melissa Hollis
1 month ago

Can you tell me anything about this Regula 35 GM? I sent a question earlier but I don’t see it! I do estate buyouts and I acquired several cuckoo clocks! I have 6 pine cones! Not sure about what goes to what or how to set this one up if it even works or if these weights actually go with any of them! Thank you for your knowledge, your time, & your help! Be sweet

Christopher Ridley
Christopher Ridley
1 month ago

Hi, I have a Black Forest Cuckoo clock, it takes two “cone” weights. One was missing. The existing weight is 275g so I replaced the missing weight with a 275g one. The clock works fine except the cuckoo cuckoos extremely fast, to the point of hilarity. Would a different size weight make a difference? Or is it another issue? The clock has been cleaned and oiled. Thanks for any advice. Speed Freak Cuckoo!

Rod
Rod
2 months ago

How can I tell if I have a 1 day movement or an 8 day movement coo coo clock?

Mark
Mark
2 months ago

I don’t know how to hang the 3 weights on the 6 chains.

KBibel.
KBibel.
2 months ago

Looking for a 1500 weight for a 40 year old clock. Are all your weights brand new? I’m wondering if the new weight will match my old tarnished ones or will it be too shiny?

Martin Nonnenberg
Martin Nonnenberg
2 months ago

I have a clock that won’t stay ticking unless I put on a heavier weight
Any suggestions??
I’ve oiled it very well

Marty Nonnenberg
Marty Nonnenberg
2 months ago

Put it in beat??????

Margaret Kreiner
Margaret Kreiner
3 months ago

I have a Hubert Herr, Triberg, Germany mantel cuckoo clock, unadjusted and No jewels. There are no numbers or letters anywhere. The weight is missing. I can find no information on this clock (I don’t believe to old but have no idea). How do I tell what type of weight and size of weight to purchase? Or where can I find one? What is on it now is a fishing lure which makes the clock tick FAST. Gains an hour or more a day.

Margaret Kreiner
Margaret Kreiner
3 months ago

Based on how long it runs my guess is an 8 day.

Margaret Kreiner
Margaret Kreiner
3 months ago

This is a “MANTLE” cuckoo clock. No chains. It appears from what I can find out they came with a plain cylinder type weight but I can’t locate any. It gains “hours” not just minutes and I have tried all kinds of weights including fish weights!! Weight swings horizontal.

Margaret Kreiner
Margaret Kreiner
3 months ago

This clock does not hang on the wall. No chains or cones. It sits on a mantle. Has 4 legs so the pendulum swings back and forth. They have a few pictures of mantle’s on internet. Very few, however.

Margaret Kreiner
Margaret Kreiner
2 months ago

Where do I send it and am I notified with what may be wrong and cost before anything is done?

Rex
Rex
3 months ago

My ex wife has been keeping our 8 day, 28.8 mm Black Forest clock, 1980 vintage. It’s had no maintenance and she’s had it in a box for years. I had to replace a gear in the movement and have cleaned it and oiled it. I finally got it working. The weights are 1750g each. The time and music seem to doing fine but the strike weight is not sufficient to reliably strike, I’ve add about 700g to the strike weight and it seems to have fixed the problem. i know the problem must be something other than the weight but the added weight is apparently covering the r real problem. Other than looking pretty bad, is the added weight doing any harm? Is there a likely fix short of taking the movement completely apart? Don;t want to do that because I’m not confident I can get it together. BTW, the movement is a regula 1 P A72/1 PL 28.5.
Thank you!

Lorena
Lorena
4 months ago

I just now mounted a clock I bought in Swartzwald in1996. Unfortunately the weights in the box were incorrect. How can I tell what size weights I need to purchase?

carlal
carlal
4 months ago

I have two questions, one regarding the clock movement, the other the dancers/music box. The numbers on the Schmeckenbecher assembly are 1884288 and 1892176, also stamped on the metal frame are the numbers 425-86.

Starting with the clock movement, unless I weight it with something more significant than the 275g weight that it came with the pendulum will not swing. I currently am using a 670g weight and the clock movement seems to be working just fine with this much weight. Is it okay for me to continue to use this much weight in order for it to work? (Prior to writing this question I had not read your suggestion to add more weight to the clock to prolong its life.)

Secondly, the teeth of the “plastic” gear in the dancer/music movement assembly have worn to the point where if a weight is placed on this chain it free falls. I’m assuming that is due to this semi-toothless plastic gear. Are replacement gears available for that plastic gear? Any information or suggestions that you could offer to help me to get this clock fully functional would be greatly appreciated. Thanking you in advance.

Carl

Holly
Holly
5 months ago

We have a Regula cuckoo clock after 1950. I dont know if it is 8 day or 1 day. How can I tell?

Holly
Holly
5 months ago

Thank you, it is a 1 day. So with that information, how many weights does a typical 1 day Regula cuckoo clock have and how many grams? We have lost the weights to the clock.

Holly
Holly
5 months ago

Thank you!

John Entsminger
John Entsminger
5 months ago

I just inherited a cuckoo clock and have two of the 3 weights. One has a 1 stamped on it and the other a 5. Does this tell anything about the gram weight of the cone or placement? I will look in more detail later to see if it is a Regula movement and whether it is a or 8 day movement.

John McGinnis
John McGinnis
7 months ago

I have a small Swiss Cuckoo by Lotscher. The movement inside is also by Lotscher, it is labeled a 25-M. Do you have appropriate weights for this movement? I purchased the clock in Switzerland in 1999. I believe it is a one day movement.

Last edited 7 months ago by John McGinnis
Roger Leech
Roger Leech
10 months ago

I have a frecently purchased cuckoo clock from Triberg. The movement keeps good time but will not work properly when the sound is set to ON. Once set to ON, the hands stick when at 5 minutes before the hour. Moving the minute hand forward, it feels as if there is not enough pressure from the movement to start the cuckoo and the music that plays on the hour. The clock works perfectly at the half hour. I have tried increasing the weight on the chain taht drives the escapement but that has no effect yet. Should I sendf the clock back to the shop or might there be an easier solution?.

Joe
Joe
10 months ago

I bought a used 1 day, 3 weight (320gm) cockoo clock. The cockoo sound is extremely fast, what size weight would make it sound normal?

Sean
1 year ago

I just bought a used one day clock and no matter where I slide the leaf on the pendulum it runs fast. Up is really fast but all the way down is still fast. It has 275?cones and all works well except for the speed…. About 2 hours faster over a 24 hour period. I don’t know what to do.

Carrie
Carrie
1 year ago

I recently inherited a Herbert Herr Triberg cuckoo clock (not musical), I think it’s a 1 day wind. The weights are missing and the minute hand has broken off. There’s no serial number or year of manufacture that I can find. How do I determine what size weights I need?

Cindy
1 year ago

Only one of my cone weights descends. Why?

Cindy
1 year ago

It was! Thank you!

John Crittenden
John Crittenden
1 year ago

I have a Black Forest Cuckoo Clock, new in 1977. I’ve had it refurbished 1-2 years ago, and still works, but the cuckoo-ing is very fast. I find that if I lessen the weight, the cuckoo-ing slows to a reasonable pace. But would need a 6 oz weight. Any suggestions? Thanks

Fawaad Capuano
Fawaad Capuano
1 year ago
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Beautiful product!

Dave Numan
Dave Numan
1 year ago
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Great quality, thanks.

Becky HIGHT
Becky HIGHT
2 years ago

Thank you in advance. I have a chalet cuckoo clock with out weights. It has the cuckoo bird that comes out along with the dancers that go in a circle in and out of the clock. Can someone plz
Tell me what weights I need to get. It takes three. Thank you

David Seybold
2 years ago

My cuckoo clock has the 2 weight system and I bought 2 of the 275 grams weights but doesn’t the one weight need to be heavier?

GiGi Doddington
GiGi Doddington
2 years ago

I need to replace the three cones on my clock. They were lost during the move! I don’t know how to choose the right ones, can you help me?

Maria Stanley
Maria Stanley
2 years ago

Do you sell pendulum’s, and hands also for cuckoo clocks

Lloyd Crilow
Lloyd Crilow
2 years ago

My cuckoo clock weights don’t seem heavy enough to keep it running when u add more weight it runs?

Bill Peck
Bill Peck
1 year ago
Reply to  Lloyd Crilow

Clocks that need heavier weights as it ages i find they just need cleaning and oiled.

Rob
Rob
2 years ago

My clock won’t stop cuckooing. If I pull on the chain as it is doing this, it will engage and stop??

Jackie
2 years ago

Just purchased a American Cuckoo Clock……not sure of orig date. Only thing I see inside is made in Germany. On the back it says “How to hang a cuckoo clock”. Maybe from the 20’s! I need a pendulum and weights. Help !!! I can send a photo

Jennie
Jennie
2 years ago

I have a coo coo clock that was a wedding gift sent from Germany 50 years ago. I just waited 6 mos. for a Mennonite gentleman to repair. He cleaned it and replaced a couple parts but it won’t stay running. It’s an 8 day clock. If I pull on the weights it will stay running. The minute I let go it stops. Could it need heavier weights? I can’t find the weight on the cone . They each weigh 2.4 pounds. Would heavier weights work?or any suggestions. My husband has passed and this has special meaning. Thank you

John E Knoy
John E Knoy
2 years ago

My very old cuckoo Clock has been brought back to life by a friend. There are three weights on the clock. All weights are the 275 gram weight. However, we find that the cuckoo sound is very fast and the music playing is fast as well. Having the works reworked at this time is not in the question. We have determined that the 250 gram weights slow the bird sound and the music to more pleasing levels. Are the 250 gram weights the same physical size as the 275 gram weights? I can literally drill out some of the insides of the 275 gram weights to get them to the 250 gram level, or I can just buy a couple of 250 gram weights. Thinking about all the weights looking the same size. Thanks. John Knoy

Brian
Brian
2 years ago

My weight has 276 what should I order?

Justin Pelch
Justin Pelch
2 years ago

I need 3 weights for my cuckoo clock. It is a e. Schmeckenbecher #7313 chalet dancers with weather waltz 2. But i don’t know if the three weights are all the same or which weights i really need any help would be great.

Justin Pelch
Justin Pelch
2 years ago

Thanks James i have emailed the pictures let me know if you need anything else or different photos

Dawn
Dawn
2 years ago
Reply to  Justin Pelch

Hi Justin, what weights did you end up needing? I have the same issue with the same clock. Thanks!

Bart Ellis
Bart Ellis
3 years ago

What do the letters SCH indicate next to the 320gm stamp on the weight?

Chrissy
Chrissy
3 years ago

Are the cuckoo clock weights sold in pairs of 2 or is it a single weight?

Jill reinbolt
Jill reinbolt
3 years ago

I have 2 different size weights for my cuckoo clock does it matter what side I put them?

Claire
3 years ago

What is the measurement of the weight (L x W)

Matt johnson
Matt johnson
3 years ago

How do I find out which weight my clock needs to operate properly

Maciej
Maciej
2 years ago
Reply to  Matt johnson

how do I find weight my clock.?