The Clock Repair Primer by Philip Balcomb

$16.95

A Beginner’s Introduction to the Mechanics of Pendulum Clocks and Basic Clock Repair. For the layman simple, understandable, step-by-step instructions and diagrams. Outline form for easy reference. Chapters: Hands-repair, malfunction, etc.; Dials-designs, bezels, problems, cleaning, etc.; Pendulums-types, bob types, etc.; Pendulum suspension devices; Movement examination and problem correction; Tools and how to use them; Removing movement; Striking movements-count strike, chiming, time train, rack and snail, mechanics, wheels, etc.; Weight and spring movement disassembly, cleaning and reassembly; Repair of bushings, clicks, pivots, fly fan, etc. Plus bibliography and clock parts suppliers list. 140 Diagrams.151 Pages. Size 8-1/2″x11″. Soft-cover.

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A Beginner’s Introduction to the Mechanics of Pendulum Clocks and Basic Clock Repair. For the layman simple, understandable, step-by-step instructions and diagrams. Outline form for easy reference. Chapters: Hands-repair, malfunction, etc.; Dials-designs, bezels, problems, cleaning, etc.; Pendulums-types, bob types, etc.; Pendulum suspension devices; Movement examination and problem correction; Tools and how to use them; Removing movement; Striking movements-count strike, chiming, time train, rack and snail, mechanics, wheels, etc.; Weight and spring movement disassembly, cleaning and reassembly; Repair of bushings, clicks, pivots, fly fan, etc. Plus bibliography and clock parts suppliers list. 140 Diagrams.151 Pages. Size 8-1/2″x11″. Soft-cover.

Weight 1.375 lbs
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