Heres what i got so far. I polished the contacts down to a 2500 buff stick and made some slight adjustments to the positioning of them. I turned to voltage down to 3v and it still winds very easy. I I will let it run overnight then start with a full sercice in the morning.
I have a F.L Gregory self-winding movement with mercury pendulum in for service. This is my first self-winding movement like this and before I service the movement I am trying to understand the self-winding part and the previous repair made to it. The clock has been changed from batteries to a...
I had someone bring in a hansen master clock with a program machine that has been replaced with a quartz movement....the program machine is still there and she is interested in putting an original movement back in there. So I figured I would stop by and see if you guys have any leads.
Ive spent the past few days trying to replace some teeth in a few different clocks with no luck. Its something I will eventually get better at but I would like to get these done and move on. So I'm looking for someone who cuts gears, thanks.
Awesome thanks i am gonna replace it with gut. The cable was tied off with a washer on the seat board. Im wondering how it would of been done in the 1700's so i can attempt that. Heres a picture of the seatboard I'm not sure if its original.
I am servicing this movement and would like to find out some more info for myself and my customers. They said someone built the case 40 or so years ago so i didn't take any pictures of the case. It seems really old and i am exited to work on it. Sorry if I'm posting in the wrong place.
I am coming back to this clock now that I am more experienced. It came to me in pieces and me and my teacher have determined it is missing the 2nd lever for auto-correcting and/or a warning level. I think the missing lever goes on the arbor above the one with the stop level. hopefully, someone...