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  1. RJSoftware replied to the thread Help No Westminster chime.

    typically the 3 chime songs are westminster whittington and st michael's chimes. Sometimes some bind when operating switch as clock is...

    May 31, 2020 at 5:03 AM
  2. RJSoftware liked kinsler33's post in the thread Help Syroco clock.

    I used a thick piece of Timesavers blue wire for a grandfather clock pulley axle and ay caramba, I couldn't get through the stuff with a...

    May 30, 2020 at 5:23 AM
  3. RJSoftware replied to the thread Help Syroco clock.

    I think it is high carbon in the blued pivot wire. Solder seems to just slide off like a mercury bead no matter what the prep or flux I...

    May 30, 2020 at 5:23 AM
  4. RJSoftware replied to the thread Getting Younger??.

    That's probably the one advantage of a half dead beat, reverse becomes recoil.

    May 30, 2020 at 4:48 AM
  5. RJSoftware liked wow's post in the thread Getting Younger??.

    Yep. Easy to do that on an old clock. Wish I could figure out a way to turn my body count wheel around.

    May 30, 2020 at 4:42 AM
  6. RJSoftware replied to the thread Wm. L. Gilbert Dove Face repair/replace.

    [MEDIA]

    May 29, 2020 at 6:48 PM
  7. RJSoftware replied to the thread Wm. L. Gilbert Dove Face repair/replace.

    A few simple tricks for you. But first an introduction. Your clock, like many Gilbert clocks, is a most excellent, all original,...

    May 29, 2020 at 5:50 PM
  8. RJSoftware replied to the thread Help Syroco clock.

    rock drill :D.

    May 29, 2020 at 5:03 PM
  9. RJSoftware replied to the thread Help Syroco clock.

    Thing I like about brass is it solders easy. I like the strength of a proper solder joint. But some metal are a problem to solder....

    May 29, 2020 at 4:16 PM
  10. RJSoftware replied to the thread Help Syroco clock.

    The gold spray painted wood designs kinda grows on ya. But dont admit it on poker night with fellers. Unless it helps with the bluffin

    May 29, 2020 at 3:46 PM
  11. RJSoftware replied to the thread Repairing holes closed with a punch.

    I can do maffs, I good wid da maffs. yep...!

    May 29, 2020 at 3:30 PM
  12. RJSoftware replied to the thread Aligning drill press with original pivot hole.

    This thread is another example showing the need for a clock sized depthing tool. Watchmaker depthing tool is too small. The Preacher (to...

    May 29, 2020 at 1:27 AM
  13. RJSoftware liked gmorse's post in the thread Aligning drill press with original pivot hole.

    Hi Mark, There is a very old story, which may be apocryphal, of an elderly Clerkenwell craftsman giving a talk to, I think, some AHS...

    May 29, 2020 at 1:05 AM
  14. RJSoftware replied to the thread Help Syroco clock.

    yep to the pin replacement. You should have the variety packs of brass and blued pivot wire as a clock repair person. The brass stock...

    May 29, 2020 at 12:53 AM
  15. RJSoftware replied to the thread Repairing holes closed with a punch.

    yep, my bad. Page 15 of Seitz manual Figure 3. cutters are .01mm smaller than jewel outer diameter. I am old enough to still suffer a...

    May 28, 2020 at 2:04 PM