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This is for advice only. ~Most~ repairs need a professional. If I can help you with an adjustment that can set your clock back in order I will try. I can not write a chapter on clock repair. I will point you in the right direction and you will have to do your own research on how clocks work for more intense repairs. -No Watches -No Appraisals. Search ebay for past sales for that information.

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2017-02-02 Beacon 31 day tempus fugit wall clock:

Hi Dave,     Your clock may have a lever that lifts the hammer for the 1/2 hour which is why it strikes on the 1/2 hour and not the hour.     Without seeing the clock I don't know why it's not striking

2016-12-30 Beats per hour:

Clockmakers Beat Book.   There is a 2015 version available.   Here is a useful tool for clock repair:    Here is an older copy of the beat book  http://www

2016-12-27 Beats per hour:

Hi Jeff,     That movement has 4247 beats per hour.   0.8477 beats per second.     I cheated. I have a book that tells me this information.   I'm sure there is a formula on line that will tell you   how

2016-12-19 waltham clock movement:

Hi Tommy,     Those 31 day movements are a bit hard to find.   Some of them have a long hand shaft.   Some of them a shorter hand shaft.   You would also need to know the pendulum length.     -You can

2016-11-21 Verichron Westminster Chimes:

Hi Mark,     I'm attaching a photo of a mechanical clock. They are all the same but different.   There is a lever on the right that moves up and down. Up stops the clock from chiming.   Down allows the


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