How does a 400 day clock work?
Click to see full answer
Beside this, how do you clean a 400 day clock?
Dennis, Over the years I've found most 400 day clocks clean up very nicely by simply striping the lacquer. The lacquer gets scratched, dirty and rubbed off over time and looks bad. Strip your case with lacquer thinner, dry it, wash with a strong ammonia, dry again and lacquer it.
Secondly, how does a kundo clock work? Kundo 400 Day Clock Instruction Sheet ca. For the type of clock with pendulum locking device at the bottom rear of the movement. To wind this clock, put the key on the square and turn counterclockwise, 1/2 turn at a time. Release the key gently after each half-turn, don't let let it snap back suddenly.
Similarly one may ask, why does my 400 day clock stop?
Let the Anniversary Clocks Pendulum balls settle down from jiggling around and notice where they stop. Now rotate the balls 1/2 of a revolution and gently let go. When it's time to repair a 400 day clock, two things usually need to be done. The suspension spring gets replaced and the movement gets cleaned.
How do you unwind a clock spring?
Unwind the carriage clock in half turns and release / apply the ratchet between the turns so that the spring pressure is always managed by either your fingers with a firm hold on the key, or by the ratchet being allowed to stop the backward movement.