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  1. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Its the last photo but you can't really tell unless you look close. I have fed the strings through the clock head and down into the pendulum box. I think I may try some salt water weights on a paper clip. That may do it. I just want the option to sleep a little longer when I need it.
  2. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    If you see in the later photos I did just that.
  3. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    They are indeed for silencing the chimes. I wonder what kind of weight I can use
  4. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Hello JTD I my clock while I think of is older I have a tough time thinking that it is modern. The clock face is smooth, not a switch or a level to be found, however there is a silencing cord for both Westminster and the quarter, half, three quarter hour. I have included the photos and...
  5. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Hello everyone - I am unsure if this is the proper place to give an update on my new clock ownership or not since my last entry was back in October. Now that it is December I would like to update my experiences and see if they are aligning to any of yours? My grandfather clock has been...
  6. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Gosh that link is still not working for me for some reason
  7. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    For what ever reason i am not able to find your site was it supposed to be http://myclocks.site/user/gleber ?
  8. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Tom - What a great look into your addiction and subsequent satisfaction. I live in Ashland, VA now, but bred and born in ADK.
  9. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Since I am new, where would I go for such advice?
  10. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Brian - Thank you. I have had some success in tweaking the time to run correctly by moving the pendulum and making sure that the clock is as level as possible on my unlevel floor. So that makes me happy so far. I was wondering, do they need to be oiled? I fiddled with Cuckoo clocks and the...
  11. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Gleber - I think you are the doctor of Clock fetishes. My cottage is small but my curiosity and love of clocks has always been strong with me, since a child. From early childhood it has been a secret passion of mine. There is a clock shop in Lake George, NY that specializes in Black Forest...
  12. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Tom - There was a slight bend, and I think I compensated for the bend by bending it back. Now it seems to run much better and no longer clanging against the weights.
  13. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Thanks Ray. I just discovered a few minutes ago that the clock was not level and found out why. Because my house has some age on it (almost 70 years) the living room floor is not level. After discovering that the clock was not level by about 1/4 inch I found out that one of the leveling feet...
  14. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Hello Tom, Those are some impressive clocks at an impressive price in my opinion. I especially like the last one and the first one. The A. Sliman for its large clock face and sloping glass seems highly unusual but then again, my experience with case clocks is minimal. My curiosity is not...
  15. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    I was the proud owner of two Black Forest Cuckoo clocks. I never regretted it, but both required repair that felt over my head at first,
  16. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    What do you think is a dollar amount needed?
  17. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Do you have any manufacturers ore common ones that I may find?
  18. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    I think I deleted something by accident. - So I know that in all hobbies there are the folks that are looking for the best of the best, have the money to invest and those folks are usually very knowing of the headache and bottomless hole that embarking on a hobby can bring. I have been doing...
  19. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    That sounds great but when you are on a budget and this is your first go, there is a world of difference between 100 and 400. But I do appreciate your suggestion.
  20. David Paul Medici

    Advice on Which Clock to Buy

    Solid wood is my first thought, but I have no idea about if the "works" are in decent condition or not. The Ethan Allen (Included photos) and he ran it for me. I now that at least from what I heard its functioning.