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Very nice clock, Igor. Congratulations.
Do not be tempted by the WD-40.
Keep all pliers and screwdrivers away from the clock.
Yes someone really needs to flush flash.
But more importantly, welcome, Janet!
Today was BYOB.
(Build Your Own Bushes)
[ATTACH] Seen here posing 'pon their respective arbors.
Now, the fun part of this will be trying to get...
Thank you both. I appreciate the mentions.
(What, no straight pins as pivots? :sad face: )
oh... and the repaired chuck
So today was clickspring day:
[ATTACH] This is the original -- actually a repaired repair, if I'm not mistaken.
[ATTACH] Here's the time side,...
My Nissan LEAF gets about 3.7 miles per KWh. Also fun to drive. Even uphill. (And yes, I know I skipped from KW to KWh there....)
I think they measured it in squirrelpower.
I'm actually quite happy to have this subthread, as metric vs silly (feet? what?) is one of my favorite pet peeves. That and -- ironically -- 24h...
DOH. Of course it is. It just doesn't LOOK like one. :) Thanks, oldclock.
Some progress on the arbor repair for the ... um ... wheel that operates the rack flippin' thingy. (gotta be a better term)
Good point. I assume the DD/MM/YY[YY] format was used in Europe in the past.
Found this on the fly.
I am in the middle of restoring this tall clock that's been in my family for years. I found a marking:
Anyone know of a Ron...
I was thinking pendulum bob, but I like yours better. :D
Um.... what's the picture of the transformer in there for?
Ok - sounds less stressful for both me and the arbor. :D
Meantime, I polished a randomly chosen pivot last thing last night. (some wheel from...
Tested it with a file and to my relief it is not hardened. I took off the stub with a hacksaw, then flattened the end as best I could (I have...
Right you are: funny thing about pendula: weight of the bob doesn't matter. It's the distance from the suspension point to the center of mass of...