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Recent content by Joseph Coppersmith

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    Need help with clock identification

    Wow, What a nice clock JDChess. I was a firefighter for thirty years and now retired. I would have bought this clock whenever I would have first saw it.
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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Nice plate clock. Thinking of Thanksgiving day I recalled a sign I saw some time back which read: "Dwell on what you still have and not on what you have lost". The more I thought about that sign the more sense it made to me. Happy turkey day to all and be thankful for what you still have...
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    Ratchet Wheel Repair/Replacement

    Hello Messrs. Alshot and Croswell; Thank you both for your reply(s) to my recent query for it is much appreciated. Mr. Alshot, I did as you suggested to remove the great wheel from the winding arbor. Additionally, I was able to file the two ratchet teeth in question. It now appears the click...
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    Ratchet Wheel Repair/Replacement

    Attached is picture of a ratchet wheel that has two (2) rounded off tooth tips that do not allow the click to seat properly when the click interacts with the bad two teeth. From the picture, is it decernable if the ratchet wheel is all one part of the great wheel or is it possible the ratchet...
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    Great Wheel Teeth and Click Issue

    The two bad teeth are on the ratchet wheel itself and not the great wheel. I apologize for my not correctly describing the part. Respectfully, Joe Coppersmith
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    Great Wheel Teeth and Click Issue

    Hey Guys; Thank you both for your prompt replies to my post. The two teeth that have rounded off tips are on the great wheel itself. The click appears to be fine. I thought of filing the two teeth a bit deeper in depth in order for the click to seat a bit deeper. I will try to post later...
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    Great Wheel Teeth and Click Issue

    Two consecutive teeth tips on a great wheel have been rounded off (cause unknown) which are not allowing the click to seat. All other teeth are fine. I would like to request any tips (no pun intended) on how best to resolve/repair this issue. I thank you in advance for your anticipated...
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    Help What Would Be Your First Thought?

    Hello again R. Croswell; You may very well be right that the chime will hang up again in the future. It has been several days and no hang up yet. And yes, the chime side was wound. Maybe not fully but enough for the chime to chime. As always, thank you for your reply for it is much...
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    Help What Would Be Your First Thought?

    No. The strike was nearly fully wound. I, with the key, moved the chime winding arbor slightly left and right and now the movement is chiming properly. Thanks for the replies. Respectfully, Joe Coppersmith
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    Help What Would Be Your First Thought?

    Hello R. Croswell: Thanks for your reply to my query. To answer your questions - yes to all of them. Also. I simply moved the key on the strike side arbor and, low and behold, the chime began to chime. The movement has now been chiming correctly for several hours now. I think I will let the...
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    Help What Would Be Your First Thought?

    Thank you Roughbarked for your reply. I thought there something that is common to a strike not working. I will just have to remove the movement and take a look see. Again, thank you. Regards,
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    Help What Would Be Your First Thought?

    I have a New Haven statute clock the has been running well for several years and also chimes the appropriate time as well. The last time I wound both the chime side and time side I noticed it is no longer chiming on the half hour or hour. However, the clock is keeping time. I haven't removed...
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    Clock Pendulum bob

    I am need of the small pendulum "bob" for a Globe Baseball clock. I have the pendulum rod, I just need the small "Bob".

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