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  1. ogee_guy

    Does anyone else find the forums difficult to navigate?

    use to post couple years ago now get error message wipes out my post do my research on line away from here
  2. ogee_guy

    Does anyone else find the forums difficult to navigate?

    hard to figure out for me not straight forward my version be worse probably
  3. ogee_guy

    7 ft tall clock case to ID

    look into jauch clock it has fluted columns and is very well made
  4. ogee_guy

    7 ft tall clock case to ID

    bought this at garage sale $35 has been changed to 87 movement is a 3 piece case top middle bottom with wood dowels to fit together like to find right movement might of been a tube chime? weights not go through bottom is too small might be from 1930s?
  5. ogee_guy

    seth thomas 8 day weight clock strikes all the time

    is running and striking so far seen crude add on springs on 8 day mantel clocks strike part did not know purpose of them
  6. ogee_guy

    seth thomas 8 day weight clock strikes all the time

    seems like the helper spring might of fixed it is chiming normal so far
  7. ogee_guy

    seth thomas 8 day weight clock strikes all the time

    have some junk movements will take off spring material and make helper spring for going into count notch
  8. ogee_guy

    seth thomas 8 day weight clock strikes all the time

    seen on the fan gear L shaped pin and a lever that comes up to it been looking at that
  9. ogee_guy

    seth thomas 8 day weight clock strikes all the time

    seen the notch is in sync it seems to work right spinning the strike gear by hand think it is stop lever needs adjusting like shutterbug said or something like that
  10. ogee_guy

    seth thomas 8 day weight clock strikes all the time

    bought this for 100$ it strikes all the time think the strike gears not in correct timing fixed a column clock at one time not remember how somebody had it apart to clean it am sure
  11. ogee_guy

    longcase clock any info or a guess

    they are selling as 1880 clock ran few years ago can you make out clockmaker name? looks english
  12. ogee_guy

    Longcase clock 1 chime short on some hours?

    my 1795 scott longcase- pic to left - had a weak rack spring-one somebody made probably a weak rack spring on yours it will miss a bell strike sometimes
  13. ogee_guy

    zeeland colonial 4 tube clock info

    got cable winding on spool correct and that fixed that have problem with chiming correct most times while ago work correct is basic westminster chime I think this has a peg for the hour hand so it goes on one way but can still move the hour hand is a trick for setting that?
  14. ogee_guy

    zeeland colonial 4 tube clock info

    makes basic westminster chime sort of and drum moves to the side for hour strike I think but the chime weight now rubs the pendulum bob 1/2 way down and stops think it had 2 shims to tilt seat board forward might try that or the cable is not wound on the drum spiral right?
  15. ogee_guy

    zeeland colonial 4 tube clock info

    has 4 hammers 2 lines run to 1 hammer at end
  16. ogee_guy

    zeeland colonial 4 tube clock info

    has a 28lb weight for the chime is this from 1970s? might get it to function 2 peices of linkage fell out to control chimes not figured that out clock runs but chime is sluggish have to spin butterfly some times to get to go paid $100 kind of a pain to work kind of backwards also polished the...
  17. ogee_guy

    scottish william keith

    some one else said it would be silvered can not find any trace of silvering on it was told painted dials started 1800 or so
  18. ogee_guy

    Black Forest Tall Case clock?

    german wag on the wall 1860 put in an old tall case will have to try that with my wag on the wall if I come across a case-- neat clock
  19. ogee_guy

    scottish william keith

    got this month ago fixed rack spring long time to figure out and reglued case some is solid mahogany any more info about it welcome he apprentice in 1791

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