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  1. Vernon replied to the thread weird movement came in peices.....

    Well, your missing the snail, rack and the quarter chime cam. :)

    Oct 21, 2020 at 4:29 PM
  2. Vernon liked wsscott's post in the thread Troubles with Urgos Mantel Clock.

    I got a new mainspring and installed it by manually winding it into the barrel, and put it back together, and its been running now for 2...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 3:22 PM
  3. Vernon replied to the thread Help Any way to self-teach clock repair.

    I've purchased three or so videos from Classes - About Time - David LaBounty

    Oct 21, 2020 at 11:35 AM
  4. Vernon replied to the thread Jewelers Regulator case help!.

    I'm guessing mahogany if it feels light and the broken piece is either poplar or pine. The size of those holes on the bottom suggest...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 3:46 AM
  5. Vernon replied to the thread pendulum not swinging.

    Hello Robert and welcome, You have provided some good information. If you could please take a clear photo of the back of the movement...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 3:01 AM
  6. Vernon attached a file to the thread Letting down the power.

    I treat these balance wheel clocks the same as a cuckoo. [ATTACH]

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  7. Vernon attached a file to the thread Letting down the power.

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  8. Vernon replied to the thread Urgos UW/7/53 not running.

    Describe your cleaning process: cleaner, rinse, drying process, were the holes pegged, etc. I agree that the verge may be the problem now.

    Oct 18, 2020 at 5:52 PM
  9. Vernon replied to the thread R. Schnekenburger bim bam question.

    Interesting clock, what determines the rack drop for the quarters?

    Oct 18, 2020 at 1:08 AM
  10. Vernon replied to the thread Help 18th Century Longcase Chime Cylinder Repinning.

    As intimidating as the job looks, I would think that if you had a pile of brass taper pins and a bit of glue and a file, it would be a...

    Oct 16, 2020 at 6:52 PM
  11. Vernon replied to the thread Help Kienzle Chimer part - original or not?.

    This may not be original to the clock but, what about fashioning a return spring using spring wire like you see on a strike hammer or...

    Oct 16, 2020 at 5:52 PM
  12. Vernon replied to the thread Help 18th Century Longcase Chime Cylinder Repinning.

    Couldn't that little bit of wear be filed away? It looks like there is plenty of length were you could pull the pins up to regain any...

    Oct 16, 2020 at 4:28 PM
  13. Vernon liked Tim Orr's post in the thread Help Requesting guidance for disassembly, cleaning, reassambly, and lubricating.

    Good evening, John! You don't say where in Colorado you are, but there are actually 4 NAWCC chapters in the state. Take a look at at...

    Oct 16, 2020 at 5:53 AM
  14. Vernon replied to the thread Tightening a hole.

    How about a tiny smear of clear nail polish on the post and shove it on or the LocTite that Shutterbug mentioned?

    Oct 16, 2020 at 5:44 AM