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  1. Rockin Ronnie liked rmarkowitz1_cee4a1's post in the thread Are there any manufacturers you particularly avoid adding to your collection?.

    The bottom line is collect what you like, like what you collect. Have some coherence to your collecting beyond how few $'s/ton. Share...

    May 31, 2020 at 4:23 PM
  2. Rockin Ronnie attached a file to the thread Nightmare Repairs.

    The hatchet job of a past repairer. Normally I have sympathy for folks who had few tools to work with way back when, but attempting to...

    RS Maple leaf kitchen clock_6.jpg RS Maple leaf kitchen clock_8_1.jpg May 30, 2020 at 2:45 PM
  3. Rockin Ronnie replied to the thread English Please Help with Info on a Longcase Clock.

    An unusual strike set up. I was looking for a gathering pallet at first glance then saw the toothed wheel on the right of the movement....

    May 30, 2020 at 7:37 AM
  4. Rockin Ronnie replied to the thread Are there any manufacturers you particularly avoid adding to your collection?.

    Daniel Dakota or most everything from China and Korea. Powerful springs that will potentially explode. If there are exceptions, please...

    May 30, 2020 at 7:28 AM
  5. Rockin Ronnie liked Jim DuBois's post in the thread Freezing hide glue.

    I have a real thermostatically controlled glue pot. The bad news is the pot needs a lot more glue in it than I ever use. So, a put in...

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  6. Rockin Ronnie replied to the thread Freezing hide glue.

    Thanks, Jim. I reheated it, took off the mold, and am now letting it gel. Into the freezer, it will go. Ron

    May 29, 2020 at 10:38 AM
  7. Rockin Ronnie liked Jim DuBois's post in the thread Freezing hide glue.

    I freeze it. It seems to work well. Mold seems to love the glue if just chilled, or if I forget to take it from the shop to the...

    May 29, 2020 at 10:36 AM
  8. Rockin Ronnie replied to the thread Freezing hide glue.

    I hope nobody minds if I revive an old thread rather than start a new one. Took hide glue out of the fridge after storing it in a...

    May 29, 2020 at 7:49 AM
  9. Rockin Ronnie liked bruce linde's post in the thread waterbury regulator no. 4 (aka 'rosedale').

    just picked this up off the local craigslist... an all-original (including top) waterbury no. 4, also known as the 'rosedale' (not sure...

    __waterbury_no._4_rosedale.jpg rosedale_catelog.jpg bob.jpg top.jpg pulleys.jpg upper_right_door.jpg tran_no._4.jpg escape_wheel.jpg movement_2.jpg movement_1.jpg May 28, 2020 at 3:38 PM
  10. Rockin Ronnie replied to the thread The sound of 32 clocks ticking.

    Good point. I have two winding days. Saturdays for the first floor clocks and Sundays for the upstairs clock. Good point. I have two...

    May 25, 2020
  11. Rockin Ronnie replied to the thread The sound of 32 clocks ticking.

    I have a 10X14 upstairs bedroom converted into an office with 16 clocks running. And there is a bunch all over the house. I love it. Ron

    May 25, 2020