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    Hermle 340-020 floating balance adjustment

    To Elliott Wolin--appreciate you coming forth about oiling the floating balance. I, too, always use a good grade of synthetic watch oil on them.. And I usually put them in my US cleaner. If the US cleaner does not harm a watch hairspring I think a floating bal spring would survive.
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    Hermle 340-020 floating balance adjustment

    Mr. Lawson, You do not have to let the power down to remove the balance. With the bal whl out, the mechanism will not run. May I ask how much rotation you are getting on the balance wheel? With the clock fully wound the bal. should rotate at least 270 degrees. If not, you are probably...
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    Loose hands on a New Haven Triple plate

    Your video shows hands that appear to be spring loaded to go counter wise. You did not indicate whether it will tick. The video was far to short and it may need to show more of the movement. I think you may have something assembled wrong.
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    Seth Thomas A206-011Timing

    Actually not research. I just remembered them from the past. Also, look in the back pages of timesavers, there is a conversion chart.
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    Seth Thomas A206-011Timing

    Mr. Gruber, My research tells me that it is indeed a Hermle. A 130-020 with 10,800 BPH. The rate adjuster is on the top of the balance wheel.
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    Complete service to a Hermle but it is losing power and running too fast

    Why don't you have the caps over the Pallet Fork pivots? The depthing of the PF into the floating bal. is critical.
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    Recase number 31

    My grandson wanted a clock that would fit inside a suitcase. The movement uses a 19 inch pendulum but the total height of the clock had to be under 24 inches. This is what I came up with to meet the criteria, plus a removable top and bottom trim.
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    HWN/Hawina BPH?

    I may be wrong but I think the upper wheel on T2 serves the same purpose as it would if on the center wheel arbor. So it is 48 x 68/8 x 40/8 x 2 =261120/64 = 4080 BPH To go farther find BPM square that and divide that number into a constant of 141120. 4080/60 = 68 BPM. 68 squared is 4624...
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    HWN/Hawina BPH?

    Jeffg, I think your BPH is going to be 4080. That works out to be a pendulum of approximately 30.5 inches.
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    HWN/Hawina BPH?

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    Home made clocks in my house

    Very nice. Thanks for posting
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    Home made clocks in my house

    Keep us posted of your progress
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    Home made clocks in my house

    Very nice Jim. What kind of wood in the George Brewster look alike? And I am curious about the "grand piano" movement.

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