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    Sessions Electric Mantel Setup- Reference: Shutterbug's Original Post Dated 6-15-10

    Hi Shutterbug and All, I know it has been a while since you worked on the Sessions electric clock but I was hoping you might be able to point me in the right direction. (I too should have taken pictures!!!!) Anyhow, I am currently working on the same piece from your original post, "I should...
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    I should have taken pictures!

    Hi Shutterbug, I know it has been a while since you worked on this clock but I was hoping you might be able to point me in the right direction. (I too should have taken pictures!!!!) Anyhow, I am currently working on the same piece from your original post (6-15-10) and I too, did some bushing...
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    Grandfather Clock Strike Side Setup Question

    Hi Charles, Thank you for all your input. I finally solved the problem. There was a hairline crack in the mounting joint on the "L" shaped lever that releases the strike (located toward the right/ rear on this particular clock). It created just enough play in the lever causing it to...
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    Grandfather Clock Strike Side Setup Question

    Hi Charles, I realigned the gears and the clock is now striking properly on the hour and then again after the hour. Whenever you get a chance, if you can please advise on the 1/2 hour release issue it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks again for all your help. Paul
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    Grandfather Clock Strike Side Setup Question

    Hi Charles, Thanks for your quick response regarding the alignment procedure. I will reset the gears accordingly and let you know how I make out. Much appreciated, Paul
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    Grandfather Clock Strike Side Setup Question

    Hi Charles, Sorry for the delayed response. The clock is currently striking as follows - 1 strike just before the hour then it strikes the proper number of times at the top of the hour. On the half hour it goes into the set to strike but then the lever doesn't release. Thank you for all your...
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    Grandfather Clock Strike Side Setup Question

    Hi Charles, Thank you for the info on the type of movement. Unfortunately, I have already disassembled and cleaned the clock. I thought I put it back together the same as it was prior to! However, it is not striking properly. (Note both the time and the strike side were not working at all...
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    Grandfather Clock Strike Side Setup Question

    I will take another picture from the right and post it tomorrow. Thanks.
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    Grandfather Clock Strike Side Setup Question

    Hi, I am in the process of overhauling the attached grandfather movement. Can anyone explain to me how to properly setup the strike side of this type of movement. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Apprentice
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    Supplier(s) For Korean 31 Day Movements?

    Thank you all for your suggestions! Always appreciated.
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    Supplier(s) For Korean 31 Day Movements?

    Hi All, Does anyone know of a supplier for the 31 Day Korean Movements? Apparently Merritt's is unable to get them and they only have the 2 1/4" long handshaft type left in stock. I am in need of the 1 1/4" for a short drop clock. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Apprentice
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    Brown & Sharpe Watch Clock Case Key

    Hi All, Sorry for the delay in posting the photos! Thanks again for all your advice/comments. I was hoping someone might have a key that could be copied. Thanks Again, Apprentice
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    Brown & Sharpe Watch Clock Case Key

    Yes. It is a watchman's clock and the shape is a little more complex than your standard blank. I will try to post a picture of it later today. Thanks all.
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    Brown & Sharpe Watch Clock Case Key

    Hi, Does anyone know where I might find a door key for a Brown & Sharpe Watch Clock? I actually need 2. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Apprentice
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    Old Movement With Strike Problem

    David, Thanks for the clairification. :) Much appreciated. Apprentice
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    Old Movement With Strike Problem

    Hello All, I am working on an old movement (see attached pic) that will strike at the top of the hour and then stirke the hour again 5 minutes after. ?? Note the movement also strikes the half hour with no issue. It appears that the trip lever for the hour strike is activated when the minute...
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    Kieninger & Obergfell Midget Clock

    The replacement spring does appear to be a bit wider than the original. I will order a new spring. Thank you all for your help. Always appreciated. Apprentice
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    Kieninger & Obergfell Midget Clock

    MartinM, The plate # from the Horolovar Guide is Kieninger & Obergfell 1382. Shutterbug, I will try to post a picture too. Thanks, Paul G
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    Kieninger & Obergfell Midget Clock

    Hello All, I have a Kieninger & Obergfell Midget Clock that I just replaced the suspension spring on (with a 5F unit as per the Horolovar Repair Guide) and it is running extremely fast. Gained 6 hrs in a 24 hour period. I tried adjusting the length of the spring as well as adjusting the...
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    Current European Fine Clock Manufacturers?

    Jurgen, Thank you for your quick response. Much appreciated. Apprentice

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