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  1. equaleyes

    Seeking advice on platform balance escape wheel replacement

    Thanks, Dick! I'll check it out. Jerry
  2. equaleyes

    Seeking advice on platform balance escape wheel replacement

    Well, I'm not very experienced, shutterbug. I've been collecting for several years but only got serious about learning to clean and service them two years ago when I retired. Since I'm only working on my own clocks, I'm usually pretty intrepid. My goal after all is to learn something new. My...
  3. equaleyes

    Seeking advice on platform balance escape wheel replacement

    Thanks for your thoughts, Uhralt. I'll keep my eyes open on eBay and see if I can pick up something at a reasonable price. I do like the clock and would love to get it running.
  4. equaleyes

    Seeking advice on platform balance escape wheel replacement

    I bought this H&H mini shelf clock on eBay for $27 plus shipping. Ad said it would only run for a few seconds at a time and I figured a good cleaning might be enough to get it going, I disassembled and cleaned the works except the balance which I soaked for a few minutes in naptha. The works...
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    NAWCC Banner

    How do I get the NAWCC Member banner added to my posts? I think I have it enabled in my profile.
  6. equaleyes

    Kundo Midget - Hand Slippage

    Wow! Thanks, Wayne for the excellent photos! I was having an issue with a 400 day clock I cleaned and serviced and these photos perfectly illustrated something I'd done the wrong way. And, now that I see the washers are seated not on the plate but on a shoulder of the center arbor, I understand...
  7. equaleyes

    Errors Newbies Often Make (And How To Avoid Them)

    As a newbie, I found this to be perhaps the MOST useful newbie thread on here. Sure, there are great threads on what tools you need to get started, how to do bushing by hand and how to put a clock back in beat, etc. But, in the spirit of that famous tenet of the hippocratic oath, "First, do no...
  8. equaleyes

    Getting To Know You

    My name is Jerry. I'm a retired software engineer and I got interested in clocks about 10 years ago. I bought a few clocks and a couple movements from auction sites but didn't really have time to do much with them until I retired. These days I'm spending a lot of time reading about clock repair...

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