Hi Snorty that is some clock you have decided to repair i freaked out on my first two train clock last year. Its will have to be stripped down and cleaned of all parts if you go ahead and try and get it running, there is plenty of experience people on the forum who will give you good advice on...
Hi lost hour, had a look at a book i have and the only one i have found similar to the photo you posted are the one i have attached and the only pendulum they are showing is the one patented by a guy called Johnston but can't see any reference to the weight sorry can't be more helpful someone...
Hi i need to replace this rivet on the click i have never done anything like this before, so can anyone advise me how to go about it what tools what type of rivets steel or brass.Thanks in advance Paul
Thanks Royce yes it was hard to turn before i stripped it, have been looking at that part of the large wheel when shutterbug mentioned about the tension but didn't want to force anything in case i damaged something, will have a closer look and see if i can move it thanks for your advice
I am trying to understand how this centre shaft works when i turn the hand knob to the right time it is very tight though the hands move, so if the centre wheel engages with the lower wheel with the spring, how does the knob for the hands turn more freely
I have stripped cleaned oiled this one day clock, the problem i am having is when i turn the adjuster at the rear of the clock it is tight to turn though it does move it is binding somewhere, the clock is beating fine but running slow, any ideas please
Well done JDixon getting your first clock going especially a 3 train movement loved following your process through the different stages for me that's a hard clock for your first attempt again well done