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  1. Dave T liked lovewatches's post in the thread American Large Seth Thomas Regulator Eco Magneto - Info. Needed Please help.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Hi, I recently picked up a very large 68 inch eco magneto Boston regulator with Seth Thomas movement in...

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  2. Dave T replied to the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    Yea, it's still on the stand. I've been watching it. It has ran consistently since yesterday, BUT.. it did stop once. What I see is...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 1:31 PM
  3. Dave T liked Willie X's post in the thread Help With Ansonia Strike Train for Newbie.

    All this can easily be done by hand. If the wheels are 'placed' correctly there is usually no need to move anything a second time. It...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 12:19 PM
  4. Dave T replied to the thread Help With Ansonia Strike Train for Newbie.

    Having to adjust the timing many many times during my learning curve, I've found that if you spread the plates at the exact correct...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 12:09 PM
  5. Dave T liked Savageblunder's post in the thread Help With Ansonia Strike Train for Newbie.

    Thanks everyone! This really helps. This is exactly what I was thinking - the stop pin is too close to the stop lever, or may be just...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 8:08 AM
  6. Dave T liked woodlawndon's post in the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    Great news Dave, I find these types of projects the most satisfying. A bit of advice though, wait 2 or 3 days of successful running on...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 8:02 AM
  7. Dave T liked R. Croswell's post in the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    I like a repaired movement to run at least one full winding cycle before returning to the case. RC

    Nov 13, 2019 at 8:01 AM
  8. Dave T liked Bruce Alexander's post in the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    I agree with RC and run a test for at least one full winding cycle (including a double-spring, 30-day movement once) before I re-install...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 8:01 AM
  9. Dave T replied to the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    Third time around on the escape wheel.... And it's been running since about 2 pm without a hitch! Looking back, I think the second...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 7:59 PM
  10. Dave T liked R. Croswell's post in the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    1.5 to 2 degrees lift should be fine for this clock. Again, changing the pallet spacing will change the lift angle at the same time. Get...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 12:44 PM
  11. Dave T replied to the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    I'm sure my verge could benefit from this procedure. I've studied the procedure on Lift Angles, but a couple of questions. How do you...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 12:20 PM
  12. Dave T replied to the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    Comparing my 89AD to the 89IM, I see what I think might be my problem. The drop is very minimal on mine, barely clearing the top of the...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 11:24 AM
  13. Dave T liked Bruce Alexander's post in the thread Understanding Seth Thomas 89 Movement Variations.

    That was my intention to provide LaBounty's instructions for checking lift angles for an Escapement like this one. It doesn't take long...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 9:08 AM
  14. Dave T liked MARK A. BUTTERWORTH's post in the thread Seth Thomas Hermle Movement Repair.

    Most Hermle spring wound movements come with factory installed bushings in the 2nd wheels. The exceptions are the 130, 131, and 132...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 8:49 AM
  15. Dave T liked oxblood2's post in the thread New England Mirror Clock.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] The clock arrived today. The dial...

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