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    Ingraham clock escapement

    Verge retainer it is. I looked through different books on clock repair and couldn’t find a description of the part anywhere. Thanks much
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    Ingraham clock escapement

    I recently received an Ingraham clock. The clock was not running. The clockworks were very dry not a drop of oil anywhere. I did notice a part I have not seen on another clocks. See below. what is this part called? It isn’t affixed to anything should it be ? when I first removed the...
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    Clock Case

    Thanks much for the info. There is an antique store right around the corner from work that carries these products. I will give them a try.
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    Clock Case

    Just curious do you have a brand or something you could recommend for the "Orange Oil" ? Can I use that as a replacement for the Kotton Klenser ?
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    Clock Case

    I have been reading about the best way to give a couple of clock cases a little shine. They aren't real damage or bad veneer or anything just a couple of good scuffs and stuff. I have been thiniking about using KOTTON KLENSER ANTIQUE WOOD PRESERVATIVE POLISH with beeswax and lemon oil. These...
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    Putting back together

    Yea bushing and pivot polishing are on the list to understand and learn. My clock has been running really smoothly for 3 days now. Been lots of fun learning and tinkering.
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    Putting back together

    Well it is back together. Lets see what the effect a good cleaning and oiling have. Thanks for all the wise advice. Been reading the forums for a while now and learned so much thanks for the input.
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    Putting back together

    Thanks for the info. I have been thinking about this sense the post. I think I understand a little better now to put the plates together and fit stuff in, instead of getting everything in place and try to put the two plates together. i read other info that discussed how you just got better at...
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    Putting back together

    Hey All, I have been reading these forums for about a month. So many great tips. I have a Sessions mantle clock from about 1921 I think. It was stopping every few days. i think I narrowed down to mainspring that needed oiled. I figured it would be easier to oil them if I could get at the...

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