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  1. shutterbug replied to the thread Clock won't run - Customer mad.

    You should fix them better, Clauss :D

    Mar 19, 2019 at 9:17 AM
  2. shutterbug replied to the thread When should you wear gloves in the horological field?.

    When polishing and when dealing with mainsprings. Different kinds of gloves, of course :) light cotton gloves are nice when removing...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 9:13 AM
  3. shutterbug replied to the thread Mending an old brass click spring.

    Soldering won't hurt anything, so I would go for it. It might even work :) If I had looked at the title closer, I wouldn't have asked...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 9:07 AM
  4. shutterbug replied to the thread Howard Miller Grandfather Model 610-948 Triple Chimes.

    Yes, we'll be able to spot the problem from pictures. Most of us have seen hundreds of movements, and can see issues that you may miss.

    Mar 19, 2019 at 9:00 AM
  5. shutterbug replied to the thread Spring-assisted warning wheels.

    I don't think they assist anything. It looks more like they lift an arm or something under the wheel. Maybe some kind of calendar feature?

    Mar 19, 2019 at 8:57 AM
  6. shutterbug replied to the thread New bushing type.

    I talked to Mark at our chapter meeting on Sunday. He has given up on the idea because of the cost of the material, and the difficulty...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 5:14 PM
  7. shutterbug replied to the thread Seth Thomas German Alarm - gear left over!.

    That makes sense :)

    Mar 18, 2019 at 5:11 PM
  8. shutterbug replied to the thread Gear cutting ?.

    OH! Sorry, I must have been sleeping :)

    Mar 18, 2019 at 5:09 PM
  9. shutterbug replied to the thread Howard Miller Grandfather Model 610-948 Triple Chimes.

    It has to be there. To post pic's, use the "from pc" button next to "post reply".

    Mar 18, 2019 at 5:05 PM
  10. shutterbug replied to the thread Mending an old brass click spring.

    Is it brass or steel? Soldering steel will anneal it and you might lose too much spring action.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 5:01 PM
  11. shutterbug replied to the thread Gear cutting ?.

    I must be blind. I don't see it. Is it possible that it's an image enlargement option you see?

    Mar 18, 2019 at 4:56 PM
  12. shutterbug replied to the thread Removing the plates on a hammond clock.

    It has posts, so that's where to look. It might have been peened into place. More than likely there's some sort of screw holding it in...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 1:11 PM
  13. shutterbug replied to the thread Chime keeps changing on its own.

    Willie meant the minute hand, of course. If that doesn't solve the problem there's something very odd going on. Remove the movement...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 12:54 PM
  14. shutterbug replied to the thread Trouble regulating Seth Thomas #113.

    Your pics are the "before" pics, so you might have it right now ;)

    Mar 18, 2019 at 12:48 PM