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    Siemens electric issue

    I thought so, that the clock should be driven by the weight...but it does not happen. I did not see where is the problem... Have to check more in the mechanism...
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    Siemens electric issue

    Dear all Recently I managed to connect this Siemens electric clock to the power 12V supply. Time ago, the main shaft was repaired as it was broken during transportation. The issue is that the clock does not work, receives power as I checked. It is my first contact with such a clock and not so...
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    Niagara Parks Floral Clock, Canada

    Great clock, great sound too; have seen this August
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    Stable Block Clock, Essex, England.

    Anyway, a cleaning is required as some dirt seen on the transmission rod and it might be also in functional points of the mechanism... You said the clock no longer strikes...is this your inquiry? as it might be few reasons but detailed pictures required. I see no lines to the striking levers and...
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    Stable Block Clock, Essex, England.

    Hi and welcome. I would suggest to get in contact with Keith Scobie-Youngs, he is the owner of Cumbria Clock Company in UK. He can provide you much info on that, google and find the company. I can give you his mobile phone if you want, he is a reliable person to get in touch with. It might be...
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    Time for a cable replacement - Help!

    this link would help: Tower clocks: Weights, weight lines and pulleys. by the way, my recommendation and not only mine, do not make any improvements to the clock arrangement! you have to consider using same type of cable with the one you want to replace, hopefully being the original and have to...
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    Klaus Ferner Tower Clock - Hausmannsturm Dresden Castle

    That is a massive reliable German construction! The company was closed 2 years ago. Mostly you find info in German language, so I will give you few info below translated. "Turmuhrenbau Meissen Klaus Ferner 01689 Niederau www.turmuhrenbau-ferner.de Firma erloschen" Eng: Company closed According...
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    C.F. ROCHLITZ Berlin selfwinding church clock

    Dear all, Nice "to see" you again, in 2019. I have to apologize, I was so busy as did not get chance to make any post.... Finally: Update Status February, 5th A.D. MMXIX Rochlitz clock is fully functional (starting September 16th, 2018). No other words, just pictures with the mechanism and...
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    Emil Schauer Turmuhrenfabrik

    Emil Schauer clocks are met very often in Romanian or Lutheran churches in my country, probably because Austria is closer to Romania
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    Emil Schauer Turmuhrenfabrik

    yes indeed, pinwheel gearing... here are some more pictures, clock is working for years in this situation and recently I adjusted the pendulum to be in the bit, I did not like at all the sound of ticking and the pallets have been somehow worn because of this .
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    Emil Schauer Turmuhrenfabrik

    does anybody know anything (history) about this Austrian tower clock maker or any catalogs available? I could not find any information excepting the info on the official website that probably is not updated... I recently did few adjustments to such a clock that has an escape wheel with pins. As...
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    C.F. ROCHLITZ Berlin selfwinding church clock

    Thanks for the advice. This was already discussed a week ago with a local company that is handling publicity business. We tested a special foil sticked from inside but it does not adhere too much on the glass even if it is with adezive. and it can be very easily removed even by mistake during...
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    How many clockwinders does it take ...?

    As restoring church clocks in my area, Sibiu county, Romania, I advice church administration to designate one person to wind the mechanism and a back-up person, just in case. There should be no difference of approaching the winding activity between the 2 persons
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    C.F. ROCHLITZ Berlin selfwinding church clock

    Update Status July, 18th A.D. MMXVIII dear all, I have been too busy in the last 2-3 month to be able to make any posting. What I can show you is below in pictures and tell that now I am working at the dials and gearings of dials + bevel gear restoration. it was a hard working period as there...
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    C.F. ROCHLITZ Berlin selfwinding church clock

    additional pictures working on dials...

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