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demoman3955

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While tracking down clock parts at a yard sale, i found these 2 400 (?) day clocks. not sure of the year of one, and the second one could care less about because its battery.

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Nice to see the diamond dials as they're a bit different. It's a Kundo from probably the 1950s/1960s. Looks like the lower part of the spring guard is missing.

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Nice to see the diamond dials as they're a bit different. It's a Kundo from probably the 1950s/1960s. Looks like the lower part of the spring guard is missing.

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im going to just replace the suspension parts. As for the battery clock, its all parts...lol. By the way, seeing as how ive actually not looked under it, how do i level the clock. The other 400 day i have has adjusters on the base. the 2 clocks only cost me 10 bucks, and the domes are worth that.
 

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Don't automatically turn up your nose at the quartz clock. You may be surprised to find out how sophisticated it is on the inside. There are a number of us on these threads that have made some interesting and enlightening discoveries by peering under the hoods of some of the early quartz clocks.
 

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Without any built-in leveling feet, you just have to find something to shim the base at a couple of points. I use cut up pieces of old credit cards. I suppose if you had access to a wood working shop, you could make up some nice wood wedges.

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Craft sticks shaped like tongue depressors or coffee stir sticks work well also.
 
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Probably could use a couple of levels like item 11703 on the Timesavers website. I bought a couple at a mart a number of years ago. Using two of them, you can get a better sense of fore-aft and side-side level. Of course, having a guide cup properly located also helps.

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Probably could use a couple of levels like item 11703 on the Timesavers website. I bought a couple at a mart a number of years ago. Using two of them, you can get a better sense of fore-aft and side-side level. Of course, having a guide cup properly located also helps.

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yeah getting it level wont be a problem, i just wasnt sure if there was any somewhere easy to see. My other one has the adjusters, and i hadne even looked at this one. I seen what it was and bought it on the spot.
 

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Sometimes the adjuster feet were removed or are missing. Have you confirmed they were never there?

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Sometimes the adjuster feet were removed or are missing. Have you confirmed they were never there?

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yeah once i looked at it there was no sign of any or a place to put them. Im not worried, getting things level is the easy part.
 

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