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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Centering bushings.
    I am not sure what bushing machine I have in terms of who made it. It is black heavy one that I pickup. It doesn't have a name on it...
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Centering bushings.
    As mentioned earlier, I have the same problem. I am not sure what it is at this point. However, I am planning to switch my bushing...
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Centering bushings.
    What is the latest on this saga?
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Dead Beat Chinese.
    I believe I have found my source of power loss. The time arbor for the hands has a pivot that extends a little bit past the outside of...
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Dead Beat Chinese.
    The 1964 date is an interesting piece of information. The mainspring is 116 inches long, is it an 8-day movement?
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Dead Beat Chinese.
    Yep, the EW teeth direction coincide with the half dead beat. As for an Asian-made clock which usually have the long open mainsprings...
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Dead Beat Chinese.
    Here is a similar case - but gives you the idea of what the clocks look like that have the Chinese movement of this post.
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Dead Beat Chinese.
    Thank you RC for such a clearly written tutorial on dead beats and my situation! Yes, I have found that being just off the point of...
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Dead Beat Chinese.
    Looking through literature, is this what they call a half-dead beat? Anyway, I can get the clock to run without stopping without hands...
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Dead Beat Chinese.
    It does have a strip deadbeat verge. One should consider they movement a low quality one?? So, I just need to verify that no recoil is...
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    MuensterMann replied to the thread Dead Beat Chinese.
    I have been adjusting the dead beat escapement, but I cannot fully see both sides (enter and exit) to gage if I have it perfect. Does a...
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    I have two clocks with the same movement and same case. The clock is Chinese and a typical large wall case. The movement has a dead...
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    What does one do if after all the work is performed, the clock just won't work properly? Most clocks fix up just fine, but some are...
  • MuensterMann
    You counted 29 teeth, but the big fat one on the end is not counted and it not used. Thus, you have 28 tines. Not sure if the 22 tine...
  • MuensterMann
    MuensterMann replied to the thread Help Cuckoo Question.
    They may be together by accident. There should be one dangling from each lifting lever or sometimes just one off of one of them. That...

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