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    Default Newer 400 day clock.

    There is no beat adjustment screw on this movement. IT WOULD APPEAR THAT YOU MUST MOVE THE NYLON VERGE. How do you make micro adjustments by moving the verge? I've repaired many but never one like this. Mickey mouse

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: bcaclock)

    Could you post a photo please?

    JTD

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: JTD)

    Yes, it might be an older model without the adjustable suspension.
    I'll move this over to the 400 day forum.
    A man with a clock always knows the time. A man with two clocks is never sure.

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: shutterbug)

    Depending on the design, the suspension may not (Probably doesn't) have any impact on the beat or regulation of the clock.
    Assuming it's a battery powered clock, there was only a period of a couple of years for a couple of makers where regulation was tied to the pendulum.
    Living life at eight beats per minute.

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: JTD)

    It is a standard 400 day movement (not quartz) except no adjustment screw on the suspension spring top block hanger. The verge is nylon and is moveable on the shaft but how do I make micro adjustments as all 400 day movements need for beat setting? It is a Haller movement if that matters.

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: bcaclock)

    We really need a picture of the clock. I'm concerned that it may be the infamous "German Time Bomb". Don't do anything with it until we can make that determination.
    A man with a clock always knows the time. A man with two clocks is never sure.

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock.

    Perhaps the whole "top block hanger" can be moved??
    It is a standard 400 day movement
    I'm concerned that it may be the infamous "German Time Bomb".
    This doesn't sound like a "German time bomb" type movement to me.
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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: shutterbug)

    I hope this picture will upload. I knw it islousy but maybe it will lwork.
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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: bcaclock)

    Can't you move the part that the top block is in to set the beat?
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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: harold bain)

    Interesting...another one of our members is from Mt. Pleasant, TX. What are the odds...in that small town?? Maybe he'll stop by the forum and offer some input or work out a local visit and help out.

    Kurt

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: bcaclock)

    Hello

    It semes to be a normal Haller movement. I am sure.
    While writing this text, I am just looking at exactly such a movement.

    You can and You must move the top block, to set the beat!
    It will need a little power, maybe it has been turned never before.

    DieteR

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: DieteR)

    Quote Originally Posted by DieteR View Post
    Hello

    It semes to be a normal Haller movement. I am sure.
    While writing this text, I am just looking at exactly such a movement.

    You can and You must move the top block, to set the beat!
    It will need a little power, maybe it has been turned never before.

    DieteR
    That seems the easiest way. The pic shows the block inserted into the part that needs to be turned. Grasp it with fiber jawed pliers if you need a bit more persuasion to get it to turn.
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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: shutterbug)

    You should be able to insert a small screwdriver into the slot of the saddle just above the top block to gain the leverage needed to turn the saddle on the rivet.
    Living life at eight beats per minute.

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: MartinM)

    I agree with the previous posters. However you may want to inspect the "verge". If it moves too freely it may be cracked. I have been burned by a cracked nylon anchor on these S. Haller clocks. There are several suggestions in older threads on solutions to this problem. ( Looking closely at your picture I suspect a crack at the bottom of the plastic)

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    Default Re: Newer 400 day clock. (By: mjstewart)

    Quote Originally Posted by mjstewart View Post
    I agree with the previous posters. However you may want to inspect the "verge". If it moves too freely it may be cracked. I have been burned by a cracked nylon anchor on these S. Haller clocks. There are several suggestions in older threads on solutions to this problem. ( Looking closely at your picture I suspect a crack at the bottom of the plastic)

    I see what you mean. It does look cracked at the bottom.
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