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    G. K. cuckoo minute hand

    Thank you both. This is exactly what I need. John
  2. Clock Doctor

    G. K. cuckoo minute hand

    Friends: The attached photos are of a G. K. cuckoo movement currently under restoration. The movement came without hands or related hardware. As I have never seen such a minute hand tube as this before, I would appreciate your help in understanding how the minute hand is secured correctly. I...
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    Junghans chime assembly and rods

    Good morning. An acquaintance told me recently that her clock would not chime. She asked me to take a look. It was an easy diagnosis - the hammer assembly, hammers, and rods are missing! The clock was purchased at an antique show a decade ago. An unscrupulous seller did not...
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    Antique Cuckoo Clock

    Good morning. I am the proud new owner of an older cuckoo. Given my limited knowledge of cuckoos, I am guessing it is circa 1875. No doubt someone with greater knowledge will offer a more accurate date estimate. The carvings are in remarkable condition. The case needs attention as the...
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    What am I doing wrong with solder?

    Thank you, everyone, for the insights and suggestion. At this moment, I am in information overload. Nonetheless, as I read and study these and, potentially, additional posts, I am confident you will ave taught me well. With luck - I will find time this weekend to begin again and experiment...
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    What am I doing wrong with solder?

    Good evening, I am a hobbyist learning gear tooth replacement. I carefully removed a tooth from a gear along with a portion of the brass below. I crafted a brass blank to fit snugly into the void. Both pieces were cleaned. The edges of the two pieces where they are to be joined were brushed...
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    ST Crystal Regulator Empire No. 7

    Okay. The movement came out perfectly - thanks to Bruce. It has been cleaned and reassembled. However, I cannot get the strike hammer in the rest position. I have let the power down and adjusted the wheels in the strike train six times tonight! What am I not doing? What may I be doing wrong?
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    ST Crystal Regulator Empire No. 7

    Hi. i am happy to report the movement is safely out the case. Thanks, guys. John
  9. Clock Doctor

    ST Crystal Regulator Empire No. 7

    Thanks, everyone for the instruction and encouragement. I hope to work on removing this movement tomorrow afternoon. I will most certainly let you know how it goes. Cheers! John
  10. Clock Doctor

    ST Crystal Regulator Empire No. 7

    Good evening, friends. How does one remove (correctly) the movement from a ST Crystal Regulator Empire No. 7? I see screws in the dial posts. Getting to the screw heads is the issue. I am confident someone has sage advice. Thank you, John
  11. Clock Doctor

    Seth Thomas Movement 48R

    Harold, You are correct. If not identical, the barrels for the 48R and 120 are quite similar. Thanks for directing me to the string you attached. John
  12. Clock Doctor

    Seth Thomas Movement 48R

    Good morning. I am dismantling for cleaning a Seth Thomas movement 48R. How does one remove the mainspring from the mainspring cover? Thanks, in advance, for the help. John

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