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    Jacques Clock

    Hi Jeff, I appreciate the thoughtful response. I will wrap it up and send it C.O.D. :). I will take a look at the cylinder to see if any of the pin is bend or just not clearing. It is strange that it would clear sometimes, but to your point maybe the cylinder itself is not set up correctly. I...
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    Jacques Clock

    Hi Jeff, I need to clarify. The hour chime does not work when the lever is switched to silent mode. When the lever is in chime mode, the hours don't strike and the hammer is in the "primed" position. If I move the lever to silent mode, the hammer will drop. Now if I move the lever back to chime...
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    Jacques Clock

    Jeff Salmon Thanks for the assessment of the movement. The movement does look very tarnished, but when we had the clock set up the horologist checked on the bushings and he said they were in good condition. No doubt we will need to get it completely serviced at some point. Any thoughts on why...
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    Jacques Clock

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I finally got the winding key. rehung 3 of the tubes, set all the hammers to the appropriate height, added new leather to the hammers and installed a seconds sweep hand. Here is a video of the chime...
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    Jacques Clock

    Thanks for the great info everyone. wow currently I have the clock stopped as the weights have descended and I'm waiting on the crank (the horologist that set up the clock is mailing one to me). I'll post another video when I get it. J. A. Olson thanks for the backstory on the clock. When I...
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    Jacques Clock

    Hey everyone, Great to be hear. I was just bequeathed my grandparents clock. It was just set up for the first time and it doesn't sound like I remember. the rhythm and some of the tones seem off. Here is a video of it playing. I noticed that the tubes are hanging at different heights thus the...

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