New Haven Clock

eskmill

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Roger1. I suspect that you are thinking of the New Haven clock's mainsprings when you write about the "clock's coils.

Repair parts for wind-up clocks can be obtained from mail-order retailers such as TimeSavers, Merritts, Mile-High-Clock etc. They're all on the Web.

Mainsprings come in all different widths, thicknesses (strengths) and lengths. Some with loop ends and others with hole ends. Many striking clocks have the same mainspring on both the time and strike arbors. Others have different widths and thicknesses.

Determination is the key to repair of anything mechanical.
 

BIG D

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Roger1, Les's reply is a good one. I would like to add that some knowledge of the dangers of springs is good to know as well. Do a search on this board for main springs. You will find a wealth of information that will help you do the job and do it safely.

Keep us posted on your progress and come back with any other questions.
 

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