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    #6 regulator with mods

    Looks great ! Curious how accurate she will run in the future. In the beginning you wrote: Any measurements for the escapement ? Hessel
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    Tower clock ready

    Hi all, My tower-clock is ready. She … runs 3600 bph and sounds on a tiny bell…J, hours and half hours. It's a copy of a tower clock made by the well known (still exits) Eijsbouts company: Home - Royal Eijsbouts Klokkengieterij (Site can also viewed in other languages). The relative small...
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    #6 regulator with mods

    Johnny, VERY nice ! (bis). Like the pendulum too ! What is the fill and the weight ? Hessel
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    Vienna Case Project

    The problem (for me at least) was the cumbersome splitting of diving lead in pieces that could be melted. Most of my clock-builders-club do use ballast granules (hopefully the right words) used for ships. A little bit more expensive than the big chunks but far more easy. Hessel
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    Vienna Case Project

    Oh no, sorry, I made a big typo above.. (language barrier). I did NOT mean the pendulum bob, but -->> the weight. And it seems to be low in weight , so a GOOD building sign. That was the message. Hessel
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    Vienna Case Project

    Looks really good and.. the best of all in this builders forum...: It seems that your pendulum-bob--weight (dimensions) is lower (smaller) than most of it's Vienna colleagues ... ;) Hessel
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    Vienna Case Project

    Not so many people have the courage to publish in "The Journal of Negative Results...." But other people, do learn from it ! So..., thanks for the crash ... ;) Hessel
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    Vienna Case Project

    """so I decided to dust off my limited carpentry skills""" Peter, I think (I'm sure) that your workshop is full of dust after this project, but, but...., it is a BIG misconception that your skills are dusty. Looks great !+! I presume that many of us are jealous, and do not have even the...
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    Precision Regulator / Piece Ecole

    Thanks Jacob. H.
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    Precision Regulator / Piece Ecole

    Hi Jacob, Superb (bis) ! Thanks for posting this. Can I ask you a few questions ? * What material did you use for the anchor pallets ? * Did you use a sort of device (using the contol-circles) for grinding them ? * You have (i.m.o.) a special longitudinal effect on the frame plates...
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    Pressure Angles

    See Jim Dubois' comment: Understanding Clock gears | NAWCC Forums Hessel
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    Pressure Angles

    On this site: Gear Tooth Strength Analysis of High Pressure Angle Cylindrical Gears | Gear Solutions Magazine Your Resource to the Gear Industry A clear example, see screenshot. Hessel
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    Tips on drawing (by hand) cycloidal gear tooth shape

    May be the data of addendum-radii (ogive profiles) here of any help ? pp_thornton_information.pdf (weebly.com) Hessel
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    Which milling machine to buy

    Hello Eric, As you saw now about 44 members have read your question and no answers till now... I think, but may be wrong, that your question has a too wide spectrum and so cannot be answered in a simple and compact way. Let me “translate” your question if the message was placed on an...
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    Guidance from the knowledgable? - Custom clock in aircraft instrument

    Hello Slushieken, First of all: I presume you do -not- want to buy a commercial available one e.g.: Here or: Here It's clear that these clocks have a simple electronic clock-mechanism ($ 3) behind the dial. Ready to go .... I've disassembled several aviation clocks in my former life.. as...

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