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    Default Clean, oil, and adjust 400 day clock.

    The following is a list of what I do to a 400 day clock to COA.

    1) Completely tear down the mvmt and clean.
    2) Completely dissassymble the spring barrel and clean thouroughly. I use Slick 50 to oil the main spring and let set for a while to not have any excess left on the spring.
    3) Peg out all pivot holes and use Pith wood to ensure clean.
    4) Check all pivots to ensure polished or polish same.
    5) Reassymble carefully to prevent bending PIVOTS. These pivots are not hardened and bend easily.
    6) Take care in putting the hour pipe, minute pipe and minute hour wheel back with the preasure washer.
    7) These clocks are only difficult because of the loss of power up the gear train when they are under powered in the first place.

    Any one desiring a picture of parts or how their mvmt should look, I can provide here by request. If I have missed anything or am unclear on anything please ask.

    kirxklox (Sam Kirk)
    Chapter 149 Member #100
    Web Horology MB


    Edited to combine two posts by kirxklox

    [This message was edited by Phil Schilke on May 12, 2003 at 18:14.]

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    Default Clean, oil, and adjust 400 day clock. (RE: kirklox)

    The following is a list of what I do to a 400 day clock to COA.

    1) Completely tear down the mvmt and clean.
    2) Completely dissassymble the spring barrel and clean thouroughly. I use Slick 50 to oil the main spring and let set for a while to not have any excess left on the spring.
    3) Peg out all pivot holes and use Pith wood to ensure clean.
    4) Check all pivots to ensure polished or polish same.
    5) Reassymble carefully to prevent bending PIVOTS. These pivots are not hardened and bend easily.
    6) Take care in putting the hour pipe, minute pipe and minute hour wheel back with the preasure washer.
    7) These clocks are only difficult because of the loss of power up the gear train when they are under powered in the first place.

    Any one desiring a picture of parts or how their mvmt should look, I can provide here by request. If I have missed anything or am unclear on anything please ask.

    kirxklox (Sam Kirk)
    Chapter 149 Member #100
    Web Horology MB


    Edited to combine two posts by kirxklox

    [This message was edited by Phil Schilke on May 12, 2003 at 18:14.]

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    Default Clean, oil, and adjust 400 day clock. (RE: kirklox)

    Instructions on setting Beat and rotation. By permission Bill Ellison, The Horolovar Co.











    kirxklox (Sam Kirk)
    Chapter 149 Member #100
    Web Horology MB

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