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  1. shutterbug replied to the thread ridgeway chime help.

    Teaclocks may be on to something. If the fan spins, the train is free.

    Jun 18, 2019 at 12:45 PM
  2. shutterbug replied to the thread Master Restorer recommendation for Mystery Clock.

    I has to be similar to the Jefferson in function and principle. I assume the tubes turn, transferring power from the base to the gear...

    Jun 18, 2019 at 12:37 PM
  3. shutterbug replied to the thread Need Help Identifying This clock.

    The movement has a German look to it, but that's all I can offer. I'll move this to the Clocks General forum for more input.

    Jun 18, 2019 at 12:32 PM
  4. shutterbug replied to the thread Resistance soldering.

    The one I used had a large metal piece that supplied half of the current, like an anvil of sorts. Then the part to be applied was held...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 11:04 AM
  5. shutterbug replied to the thread J B Weld.

    Maybe some careful brushing with a small wire wheel in a Dremel tool would clean things up without causing to much stress. Then...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 10:59 AM
  6. shutterbug replied to the thread Master Restorer recommendation for Mystery Clock.

    Very cool. I'm jealous, Alain! Timesavers published a tutorial on how to rebuild a typical mystery clock. You can still get it on...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 10:50 AM
  7. shutterbug replied to the thread I Need for This Dutch Clock.

    Guys, this is getting out of hand. Lets back off, and not make this personal, OK? I've removed a couple of posts that are personal and...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 10:40 AM
  8. shutterbug replied to the thread American Antique Wall Clock from Great Grandmother.

    It's a Vienna style wall clock of German origin. I can't help with a manufacturer. The engraving might be from a repairman, April 5,...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 1:45 PM
  9. shutterbug replied to the thread Can Chelsea Platforms be Replaced with Generic Ones?.

    Looks good!

    Jun 16, 2019 at 1:40 PM
  10. shutterbug replied to the thread Cuckoo needs TLC.

    You're right about the clocks overall value, but it looks like a fun challenge. I think Gojo would help with the cleaning. After it's...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 10:05 AM
  11. shutterbug replied to the thread PROBLEM WITH 8 DAY REGULA MOVEMENT.

    Glad you got it solved!

    Jun 16, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  12. shutterbug replied to the thread I Need for This Dutch Clock.

    I've never seen a chain like that one, and I can't see the sprockets either. Very strange one.

    Jun 15, 2019 at 11:11 PM