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    Haller quartz w993 'anniversary clock' pendulum problems and solutions

    hi I just was searching for information on thisclock, the howard miller Quartz W993, because when I put the battery in the pendulum would not move. Not even a hint. Several searches came up empty until I notced this help. Not until I read it and appreciated the complex undertaking it would be I...
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    Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel refurbish questions

    Thank you. Working on that now. Needs cleaning. Trying to see where problem is that is preventing it from runningIt appears that the mainspring gear wont move. But it needs a lot of attention from a very inexperienced me. Ill chirp when the time comes. thanks.
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    Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel refurbish questions

    I picked up a nice looking Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel clock that needs some work. I have some questions with parts and one assembly question. I am an inexperienced learning unit so if the questions sound elementary... thanks for the help that I always receive. Hank Buck Questions : It is...
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    Help ODO Movement with Suspension Spring replacement

    Hi again, I completed the repair and straightened the leader and it has been running a week now. i have a question and I am going to sell it as my wife hates the bell and it doesent really fit my home. Can you or anybdy Identify the style of the movement? It would help because this is a pretty...
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    Help ODO Movement with Suspension Spring replacement

    That makes a lot of sense with the pin. Better to have it fasten the susp spring in place but not friction welded. Hence, the bending over of the tag end. As I look at it the 2 fingers that hang on the suspension spring are parallel to the rear plate (plane) of the movement. Then as we go lower...
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    Help ODO Movement with Suspension Spring replacement

    Hello again: I ordered a few of the springs and finally got down to it and wanted to share the results. I ordered 3 and although I did not break one yet, "the future 's uncertain and the end is always near" i lined up the holes and used the existing pin which made it through up to a hair's width...
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    Help ODO Movement with Suspension Spring replacement

    I see... Thats a really big help. Thank you. HB
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    Help ODO Movement with Suspension Spring replacement

    thanks. I will pick up a couple
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    Help ODO Movement with Suspension Spring replacement

    thanks Poor choice of words all around. I guess I meant generic instructions on how to operate. I thought that on clocks with weights that pulling on them wound the clock. If that is the case, then what would be the purpose of the arbor that winds the clock. Is it that you have a choice? That...
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    Help ODO Movement with Suspension Spring replacement

    Hello all: I have a piece that feature a reproduction of a Odobez a` Morbier 1708 clock face on a box with an ODO movement. It has a broken suspension spring that I believe I can install but am unsure about how to order it and get what I need. An issue that is perplexing me is that it appears...

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