I had asked the question in an earlier post as to why my Sessions wall clock might be gaining so much time no matter how I set the pendulum. I also mentioned a skipping sound when the clock was fully wound. I waited for the clock to run down and stop, removed the hands and face to expose the works. I released the click stop on the main spring and guardedly released the remaining tension on the main spring. Used a Qtip with a light machine oil and ran the surface of the spring to remove any surface crud, surprisingly clean. I rewound the clock and did the best I could to center the Tic-Tock and low and behold no skip. After about a half hour I replaced the hour hand and set it to my watch to see how the rate was. Remember the thing was gaining thirty min in three hours before I removed the face and now it is twenty min. slow after five hours. I did see that the escape wheel did jump ahead when I set the hands with the pendulum working and that was the sound I was hearing when the clock was gaining so much time. I included a photo of the works for clarity. I have left the clock running now for twenty-four hours and it has been consistent with the loss of time and have not heard any of the "skipping" I did before. The clock is not stright but it is running consistantly. What should I do now? Does the pallet need to be adjusted or replaced? Should I just leave the clock body at the angle it likes and live with it? The pendelum only swings 5/8ths of an inch, not joking. Any help and/or advice would be truly appreciated, Frank.