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Wall Clock Repairing

Have you wound up your wall clock and started the pendulum? Wall clocks have either a swinging pendulum or a balance wheel to regulate time keeping. If you don't see a pendulum attached to your clock movement, then your clock is regulated by a balance wheel. The pendulum/balance wheel is driven by a powerful spring.
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How To Regulate Your Clock For Accurate Timekeeping

The faster the pendulum swings, the faster the minute hand will turn. A basic principle of physics is that the length of a pendulum determines how fast it swings. A short pendulum swings faster than a long pendulum. You can remember this principle with the phrase "A SHORT DOG’S TAIL WAGS FASTER” You can change the effective length of the pendulum by raising or lowering the pendulum bob on the pendulum stick. If you push
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THE REALITY OF OWNING A MECHANICAL CLOCK

It is a reality that most clock retailers refuse to tell a prospective clock buyer because they are afraid of losing the sale. Not only that you will have to pay the clock dealer a good deal of money when you purchase a nice clock, your obligations now continue, you must spend more money maintaining it!
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