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How would you check the anchor-pin alignment?
First thing, you do not have a "Time Bomb" clock. These have a fully enclosed mechanisms, not the open one yours has, you can see all your wheels...
Elliott, I suggest you have a look at some of the other threads mentioned in this topic. There is a real chance, that your clock has 7.5 beats...
My next project, P Hauck, steel pin in a steel arbour. Partly broken, and rusted in.
Plan is to use "Plus-gas" penetrating fluid, and...
I'd be inclined to look at lift lever first. Can this be improved?
This may be of some help.
How good the information is, I cannot say, never having worked on...
I've just been given some more advice regarding Graphite powder..................Don't sneeze....
So this is a unique piece, or is it a small commercial undertaking?
Thanks for all the replies.
I think I will go with Wayne's method of mixing it with oil, trying to get the best of both worlds.
I have JUF 400 day...
Could this be used for main springs, in place of oil?
I'm thinking of the powder used for lubricating door locks, as it would not dry out, but...
No pictures here either.
Lowered the fork a little, 24hrs and still running, albeit very fast still.
The Postman knocked.
How big is the parcel containing 3, 0.002 suspension springs?
Well it wouldn't go through the letterbox.
New spring fitted,...
The current overswing is barely nothing, I think it is a combination of lack of power at the top, and lack of mass at the pendulum, and stiffness...
My thoughts on the much thicker spring, are that it will not twist as easily as the correct thin one, hence restricting the movement.
Well, it's now been stripped and cleaned.
Lesson 1. Don't over oil.
Lesson 2. Don't keep clocks near budgerigar cages. Millet seeds soak up oil,...
Just acquired this..
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It has a few problems, bent hour hand, spiral suspension spring, and excess lubrication!
Imagine. You have just discovered the hole for the end of the escape pinion, is a 1/2 of a hole out! The clock will not assemble. What to do?...
Tentatively, going on my experience of 1 Hauck clock, the gimbal mount, and back plate say, yes.
My example does not have the slotted eccentric...
You need a lefthand thread die.
Difficult to find, but not impossible, at a cost.
Or can your lathe cut L/H threads?