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    Gustav Becker winding problem

    The screw head had a serious burr problem, previous repair person. It is back to winding and running! Good Day!
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    Gustav Becker winding problem

    What I found is the click has become jambed by screw that holds it place and the large horse shoe shaped washer on the opposite side is partially out of its groove.
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    Gustav Becker winding problem

    I am working on a 2 weight GB I had it running and striking I let it run all the way down. Now the strike will wind, however the time side won't budge just barely moves the great wheel:???:
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    Hermle Balance new vs old

    What I am testing now is a Timesavers # 10750 so we will see how well it keeps time and duration!
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    Hermle Balance new vs old

    Thank you I had it running with a old style for 24 hours so I put in the new style and it runs as well. I am going to put it back together and test it again!
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    Hermle Balance new vs old

    I bought a new style not happy with that so I tried 4 old style this one works. I almost want to bush the fork pivots I can see about .015 movement. Anyone bush one of these?Myvideo did not come thru!
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    Jauch 78 Triple Chime

    German Engineering. It was the top set of German engineering, It was the top set of hammer finger springs they now rest in the correct vertical position. Also found the post on setting the chime sequence 8 descending Whittenton notes on the quarter hour, it sets all 3 chimes.
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    Jauch 78 Triple Chime

    I am having chime set up problems. First the rods are fairly vertical on the bottom setting WHIT. The second setting they do not return to vertical ST MICH. same for West. And silent. I will post pictures. Help
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    French Alarm Clock

    I am working on a French Alarm Clock by Duver Drey & Bloquel Curious as to date and 30 Hour or 8 Day. Thanks
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    Early Keinzle Grandfather Movement

    Well after I disassembled the movement the hole was in the arbor, now on a test stand 3rd day running and striking! Thanks for all of your input!
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    Early Keinzle Grandfather Movement

    There is only .040 of the arbor that is on the outside od the back plate. I think I am going to put a set collar inside of the front plate, Thanks for your input!
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    Early Keinzle Grandfather Movement

    So this has a double rack and missing whatever held the strike lifting lever, I put a clamp on the shaft and now it strikes on the full and half hour. before the weight just went to the floor. I wonder if something is missing?
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    Jauch PL 78 Chime set up

    A very complex movement, I took apart again number 5 today, the more I work on this movement the more I learn. I have it now so I can observe and see what is going on STRIKE TRAIN ONLY - I bushed the Strike gathering pallet and when I put the train together I put the warning pin past the lever...
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    Jauch PL 78 Chime set up

    Hi, 1/4 runs 1/2 runs 3/4 runs full 4/4 the pin on the 4th gear stops I have changed the mesh a number of times to no avail. Am I missing some thing?
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    Jauch PL 78 Chime set up

    I am going to put a bushing in and reset the pin for more run!
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    Jauch PL 78 Chime set up

    Hi Willie, I tried to make a video but the file was too large, it has a bit of movement. So what the heck I will bush!
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    Jauch PL 78 Chime set up

    To bush or not, I thought it was ok? O
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    Jauch PL 78 Chime set up

    I am lost, gathering pallet chime side, then locking cam large & small, then the 3 wheel has a cam with one notch all on the third wheel shaft. Should I be lost? Right now I have large cam end of first quarter chime same for the small cam, the pin is centered on the chime gathering pallet, the...
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    Lenzkirch missing parts

    Yes it is Stupid is as Stupid does!

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