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  1. R. Croswell replied to the thread Using a KWM Style Centering Point.

    In all my years of bushing clocks I have never filed a pivot hole and almost always use the Bergeon bushing machine. I prefer the...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 9:52 PM
  2. R. Croswell replied to the thread Using a KWM Style Centering Point.

    As already explained, the centering point is intended to position the plate on center in a machine where the plate is securely clamped...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 9:37 PM
  3. R. Croswell replied to the thread NEW HAVEN BANJO CLOCK.

    This movement is typical of New Haven movements. You are correct, there is no stop lever to arrest the pin on the 4th. wheel. This model...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 9:18 PM
  4. R. Croswell replied to the thread Help Regula 34 8 day Cuckoo Clock - Do i need a bushing or not.

    A lot of signs point to an escapement issue, as Powerstroke noted, double weights should power past anything but the worst pivot hole...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 8:54 PM
  5. R. Croswell liked roughbarked's post in the thread Help Regula 34 8 day Cuckoo Clock - Do i need a bushing or not.

    Fun : Definition of Fun at Dictionary.com noun. something that provides mirth or amusement: A picnic would be fun. I have to say that...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 5:20 PM
  6. R. Croswell replied to the thread Help Regula 34 8 day Cuckoo Clock - Do i need a bushing or not.

    I respect your opinion about not replacing movements, but unless you are working for $16/hr. I don't think you can properly rebuild a...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 5:20 PM
  7. R. Croswell replied to the thread Seth Thomas Mantel; How does it work?!.

    The ST 89-AL is a good movement but there are a few things that can make it difficult to put back together, but once you have all the...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 3:35 PM
  8. R. Croswell replied to the thread Kienzle Wall Clock Striking after Quarter Hour Chimes.

    That depends on the shop and what the going rates are where you live but I would expect it to be on the high side of $300. This isn't...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 11:56 AM
  9. R. Croswell replied to the thread Sessions movement repair.

    There is a saying that everything comes up on eBay sooner or later so that's one place to look. I haven't seen many Atkins movements,...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 11:47 AM
  10. R. Croswell replied to the thread Help Regula 34 8 day Cuckoo Clock - Do i need a bushing or not.

    I didn't say or imply that these are difficult to repair and I do take offense at your questioning my skill level as a repairmen or that...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 11:43 AM
  11. R. Croswell attached a file to the thread Help Regula 34 8 day Cuckoo Clock - Do i need a bushing or not.

    This movement wants about 3.5 lbs. weight, but if I understand correctly, you put both weights on the time side resulting in 5 to 6 lbs....

    crutch-loop.jpg Jul 8, 2020 at 11:18 AM
  12. R. Croswell replied to the thread Sessions movement repair.

    On this clock that is true. On clocks that have a fast/slow adjustment on the front dial, sometimes instead of a hole and wire there...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 10:32 AM
  13. R. Croswell replied to the thread OG CLOCK.

    Diana, Willie hasn't been heard from for some time. www.timesavers.com sells several sizes of annealed brass wire that is suitable for...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 10:08 AM
  14. R. Croswell replied to the thread Kienzle Wall Clock Striking after Quarter Hour Chimes.

    Let it run for a couple hours, then let us know what it does on each quarter, and if it does the same thing every hour. I'm not sure if...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 10:24 PM
  15. R. Croswell attached a file to the thread Sessions movement repair.

    Yes, there is a hole. Here is a picture of a new suspension spring. They typically come with a little twisted wire as shown. That keeps...

    suspensionm.jpg Jul 7, 2020 at 8:17 PM