Thanks for sharing these. Your friend was fortunate for having known you, because in sharing these delightful works of art, I feel like you allow us to know something about him and in that way he kind of lives on.
I asked the spring question because I am not as familiar with the Repair Guide as I would like to be. I found pate 1423 and not being aware that Kienzle clocks are represented in two locations, would have erroneously settled on this. Thanks for your knowledge. In answer to your...
I picked this clock up at the national last month. I am pretty sure I have a Kienzle, but I am not certain of age. Also, is the silver dial typical?
Lastly, any help with main and suspension spring specifications would be greatly appreciated.
my wife fell in love with this clock she found in Facebook. I went to look at it with rather low expectations and was pleasantly surprised.
I am unable to find any information on the maker. Any help would be appreciated.
It seems that while I've been working on this clock, the tension washer that goes behind the cannon pinion has grown legs and walked away. Where can I get a replacement?
I can highly recommend Harry Hopkins.
I have a few questions on this topic as well, if i may.
I have a Peerless that looks much the same as the Mosley pictured.
Would the disassembly be the same. I have gotten to the same point as Arthur and stopped as well.
Also, what lubricant is used on these lathes.
So now what. Well I just "glued" it back together with something similar to JB-Weld. That was maybe 40 years ago and it still runs fine. I got a replacement verge but never got around to installing it, and now I'm not sure where it is and probably won't change it anyway. So maybe that wasn;t a...
I picked up this interesting little Gilbert at the Chapter 8 mart a few weeks back.
I cant find a rack and snail movement like this on ebay.
Just an aside, they are some real great folks, my wife and I spent a wonderful day with them!
I would like to get a new strike side main wheel...