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400 Day Clock Setup

June 19, 2007 | By | Reply More
400 Day Clock Setup

400 day clocks have a very thin flat wire (about 2 – 4 thousands of an inch thick), called the suspension spring or suspension wire, that the pendulum hangs from. You must be gentle with these clocks to avoid damaging the suspension spring. This web page has some original 400 day clock instruction sheets: 400 […]

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Last updated December 22, 2013

Correcting the Hour Strike on Modern Clocks

June 15, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More
Correcting the Hour Strike on Modern Clocks

On modern German clocks, such as Westminster chiming wall, mantel and grandfather clocks (by makers such as Hermle, Howard Miller, Bulova and Ridgeway), it is easy to correct the clock if it is striking the wrong hour after the hour chime. Suppose the clock strikes 6 times but the hour hand is pointing to 7 […]

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Last updated December 22, 2013