KurtinSA's Recent Activity

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  1. KurtinSA replied to the thread 400 day vs 1000 day in accuracy.

    That's contrary to my limited experience. I seem to recall that a given clock will be running more or less within good regulation and...

    Nov 18, 2019 at 4:22 PM
  2. KurtinSA replied to the thread American Dickory Dickory Dock.

    If you see a thread or post where you might like to see the picture, post a link to it in this thread: Please report missing images...

    Nov 18, 2019 at 3:46 PM
  3. KurtinSA replied to the thread Another rare torsion clock.

    Nice top and base? Has the clock run in the past? Strange to see the adjuster weights so far out on the pendulum. Probably the...

    Nov 18, 2019 at 3:43 PM
  4. KurtinSA replied to the thread American Dickory Dickory Dock.

    I searched the forum using the word "dickory" and found 5 pages of hits. Might be something there to look at. Kurt

    Nov 18, 2019 at 1:52 PM
  5. KurtinSA replied to the thread 400 day vs 1000 day in accuracy.

    Martin - Could you add more to that statement? I'm not sure how to interpret that. Thanks...Kurt

    Nov 18, 2019 at 6:47 AM
  6. KurtinSA attached a file to the thread Kaiser Universe Overhaul.

    I have the clock back together, minus the dial and motion works. My issues before the teardown was that the clock continued to stop...

    Kaiser1-14.jpg Nov 17, 2019 at 4:59 PM
  7. KurtinSA replied to the thread Grenad Clock.

    Looks like it's a travel clock, something you flip open and set on the bedside table. Kurt

    Nov 17, 2019 at 6:38 AM
  8. KurtinSA replied to the thread Post Your Gustav Becker 400-Day CLocks Here.

    Nice clean looking clock! The serial number dates it to late 1906. I haven't seen this kind of display before...definitely different...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 3:58 PM
  9. KurtinSA replied to the thread Chelsea adjustment.

    I wonder if there's supposed to be a key. Kurt

    Nov 14, 2019 at 6:34 PM
  10. KurtinSA replied to the thread Chelsea adjustment.

    What about the knurled sliver knob above and to the right of the logo? Kurt

    Nov 14, 2019 at 5:41 PM
  11. KurtinSA replied to the thread Kaiser Universe Overhaul.

    As I've thought about this, I think the way to get to the answer is to figure out how many teeth the main barrel turns in a given period...

    Nov 12, 2019
  12. KurtinSA attached a file to the thread Kaiser Universe Overhaul.

    Calculating gear ratios and how the moon moves... I've not done much of this but when I have, it's mostly involved gear teeth meshing...

    Kaiser1-13.jpg Nov 12, 2019
  13. KurtinSA replied to the thread Schatz 53.

    My first visual with a clock is to look at how the escape wheel "snaps" onto the lock face of the pallet. It should be a crisp motion,...

    Nov 12, 2019