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  1. KurtinSA attached a file to the thread K&O 1381.

    Here's a picture of my Kundo 1381 that I took apart. Notice the small spring between the cannon pinion and the flat washer. That...

    KundoCanPin.jpg May 31, 2020 at 5:20 PM
  2. KurtinSA replied to the thread Source for pendulum base grommet for Kaiser.

    I'm hoping grommets #12732 at Timesavers will do the trick. Brass Dial Grommet 9/16" OD x 13/32" ID 12-Pack Kurt

    May 31, 2020 at 12:41 PM
  3. KurtinSA replied to the thread Source for pendulum base grommet for Kaiser.

    Thanks...I was hoping to find a clock-house source for the very specific requirements. Kurt

    May 30, 2020 at 7:50 PM
  4. KurtinSA replied to the thread Source for pendulum base grommet for Kaiser.

    So, thinking about this some more, where does one get the metal grommets that are used to line the holes on the dial of...

    May 30, 2020 at 6:26 PM
  5. KurtinSA replied to the thread Changing mainspring for more power?.

    I probably have 6-8 that won't run and have determined that there's too much slop which can contribute to problems. I don't know if the...

    May 29, 2020 at 8:08 PM
  6. KurtinSA replied to the thread Schatz Type 53 Loose Upper Supports.

    Thought I'd check...I mounted the front plate back onto the hoop frame with the two mounting screws...it seems pretty solid. Still, if...

    May 29, 2020 at 7:02 PM
  7. KurtinSA replied to the thread Changing mainspring for more power?.

    I have limited experience, but I see several of the arbors "jumping" in their bushings when I move wheels back and forth. So, guess...

    May 29, 2020 at 6:57 PM
  8. KurtinSA posted a new thread.

    Schatz Type 53 Loose Upper Supports

    Just started working on one of these. First time I've found that the two supports which tie into the hoop frame are a little loose....

    PlateSupport.jpg

    Forum: 400-Day & Atmos

    May 29, 2020 at 4:56 PM
  9. KurtinSA replied to the thread Changing mainspring for more power?.

    Got the 12x24 spring in. Made the swap. Clocked seemed better after starting around 4:00pm. Found the clock had stopped around...

    May 29, 2020 at 11:09 AM
  10. KurtinSA replied to the thread K&O 1381.

    Definitely check into setting the beat...that could be the problem. Typically, one shouldn't touch the eccentric to adjust the...

    May 28, 2020 at 5:04 PM
  11. KurtinSA replied to the thread K&O 1381.

    When you move the anchor pin back and forth, do you get the sense that the escape wheel moves strongly? How do the locks and drops...

    May 28, 2020 at 3:01 PM
  12. KurtinSA replied to the thread Small collection of clocks (ChemyBro).

    The first clock with the double elephant logo dates to the late 1920s...John Hubby has indicated it was used from about 1927 to 1930, so...

    May 27, 2020 at 8:47 AM
  13. KurtinSA replied to the thread HAC mantle clock...what year?.

    My father's Ansonia time-strike occasionally gets into a mode where the hour/half-hour strikes are not correct. I think we solved his...

    May 27, 2020 at 7:26 AM
  14. KurtinSA replied to the thread How to identify and care for my wife's Anniversary Clock.

    So what's your plan? Are you going to try to thin this spring or go to 0.0037"? If things hold true to rule of thumb, that would...

    May 26, 2020 at 3:44 PM
  15. KurtinSA posted a new thread.

    Source for pendulum base grommet for Kaiser

    I have a Kaiser Universe which is missing the brass grommet that surrounds the pendulum as it passes through the base. I was thinking...

    Forum: 400-Day & Atmos

    May 26, 2020 at 2:32 PM