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  1. THTanner replied to the thread Help Cuckoo clock repair.

    [MEDIA]

    Feb 24, 2020 at 3:25 PM
  2. THTanner replied to the thread 340-020 to 341-020.

    I would call Mark Butterworth and ask him your questions. He is on the board here and knows these very well. Often the hammers or case...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 12:04 PM
  3. THTanner replied to the thread Make sense to unscrew bird.

    You should almost always undo the door wire - I also take the bird off its perch before taking the movement out of the case unless there...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 11:48 AM
  4. THTanner liked gleber's post in the thread Cuckoo bird/door wire.

    You can use wire looping pliers - lots of info available using Google. They are available in most all craft stores. Tom

    Feb 23, 2020 at 9:55 PM
  5. THTanner liked shutterbug's post in the thread Cuckoo bird/door wire.

    Here, powerstroke. If you're determined to keep cuckoo's in existence, you're going to need these. :D

    Feb 23, 2020 at 7:56 PM
  6. THTanner replied to the thread Old Clock #4.

    I would guess made in India based on the dial and decoration, but I have no idea on the fine wooden movement

    Feb 23, 2020 at 2:26 PM
  7. THTanner replied to the thread Am I Missing Something? How Do I Replace It? Where Can I Get Instructions?.

    If you order the #54 Kundo spring please let us know how it worked out for future reference for others.

    Feb 23, 2020 at 11:08 AM
  8. THTanner replied to the thread "Razor sharp" smart repair of a suspension spring.

    Stored in my notes as one of the best cutting edge hacks I have seen

    Feb 23, 2020 at 11:07 AM
  9. THTanner replied to the thread Cuckoo door hinge fix.

    You can use slightly larger wire and bend new little staples. You can use the same size wire and bend new stables that are a bit...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 11:03 AM
  10. THTanner replied to the thread Cuckoo bird/door wire.

    I usual shape them with my fingers. 18 gauge works well. Make sure the wire is short enough that the door slams shut.

    Feb 23, 2020 at 1:11 AM
  11. THTanner replied to the thread Cuckoo bird/door wire.

    Timesavers and Blackforestimports have kits of cuckoo clock parts with all sorts of wires and other items. But there is nothing special...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 3:56 PM
  12. THTanner replied to the thread "Razor sharp" smart repair of a suspension spring.

    Gillette or Sylvania? LOL

    Feb 22, 2020 at 12:24 PM
  13. THTanner liked Anvil2k9's post in the thread "Razor sharp" smart repair of a suspension spring.

    From a Gustav Becker grandfather clock movement recently bought on a carboot sale. Seems ancient and works fine, hence no intention to...

    GB Smart Repair.jpg Feb 22, 2020 at 12:24 PM
  14. THTanner replied to the thread Chime fell out of chime bar.

    This site has many chime rods and full blocks - they are very helpful with questions as well. You can probably find a suitable full...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 11:44 AM
  15. THTanner replied to the thread Explain warning and strike to me.

    with a rack and snail it should not. The snail turns with the hour cannon and the next hour it should strike that hour's count. The...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 11:41 AM