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Received: 3-2-19 Checking: 4-10-19 Checking everything prior to taking the movement apart. Work has begun: 4-12-19 Ratchet catch was broke not the spring. Lots of old oil and dust on all the pivots. Movement apart & in the ultrasonic cleaner. 4-15-19 Polished all pivots & pivot holes. 4-16-19 Installed 6 bushings in the time train, & 8 in the strike train. 4-17-19 Movement back together & ready to test on test stand. 4-18-19 Testing has begun. 4-23-19 Testing is going good. Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: 4-26-19 Doing the final checks. Work Completed: 5-10-19
Gerald
Centurion
Terri
Herschede 9 Tubular (cira 1917)
Received: 3-16-19 Checking: 4-21-19 Should start on this clock next week. 4-22-19 This movement was not taken apart and cleaned as you stated another person serviced your clock. Lots of old oil on all of the pivots. See picture above with the old oil. Work has begun: 4-26-19 Movement apart. Ready for ultrasonic cleaner. 4-27-19 This movement has not been taking apart for several years. Many of the pivots & pivots holes were very dirty with old oil. Several bushings will be needed. 4-28-19 Cleaning is now completed. Polishing all pivots & pivot holes. 4-29-19 Installed 2 bushings in the chime train, 2 in the time train, and 3 in the strike train. 5-2-19 Ready to put movment back together except for th chimes. More work is required with the chimes. Problems with the time. Must take movement apart again and find problem. 5-10-19 Bent pivot was the problem. Problem corrected & now putting the movement back together. 5-11-19 Still problem with the time train. 5-16-19 Problem with time OK now. Putting the chime support assembly back on the movement. 5-17-19 Problem with the chimes. 5-19-19 Another bushing was required with the chime barrel worm wheel. 5-22-19 Movement back together to see if that bushing corrected the chime problem. Parts Ordered: 4-29-19 Suspension spring was broke. Had to order new one. Parts Rec’d: 5-2-19 Suspension spring has come in Final Steps: Work Completed:
Larry
Howard Miller
Received: 3-20-19 Checking: 4-29-19 Reviewing the movement for any obvious problems. Lots of old oil in all the picot holes. Most of the oil was dried up. Work has begun: 4-29-19 Movement apart & inultrasonic cleaner. 4-30-19 Polished all pivot holes & pivots. Installed 5 bushings in the chime train. 6 bushings in the time train, & 2 in the strike train. 5-1-19 Ready to put movement back together. 5-2-19 Movement back together. Ready to begin testing. 5-5-19 Testing has begun. 5-6-19 Running good. 5-9-19 Still reunning good. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: 5-10-19 Doing the final checks.5-16-19 Running good. should be completed next week. When would be a good time to deliver? Work Completed: 5-23-19
Rhett
Received: 3-21-19 Checking: 4-30-19 Movement out of case. Checking movement for any obvious problems prior to disassembly. Work has begun: 5-1-19 Movment apart & in the ultrasonic cleaner. Springs were very dry with old oil. 5-2-19 Cleaning is now completed. Polishing the pivots & pivot holes. 5-4-19 Installed 4 bushings in the time train, 5 in the strike train & 4 in the chime train. there was a lots of wear on the movement, but now should be like a new clock. 5-7-19 Running good. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: 5-9-19 Doing the final checks. Work Completed: 5-16-19
Kimberly
Received: 3-21-19 Checking: 4-29-19 Movement out of case. Checking for obvious problems prior to disassenbly. Movement exremely dirty. Many of the wheels stuck when trying to remove from the plates.See picture above. Look at the springs. Lots of dried oiled. Work has begun: 4-30-19 Movement apart & ready for ultrasonic cleaner 5-1-19 Movement has now been cleaned. 5-2-19 Polishing all pivots & pivot holes. Check for required bushings. 5-6-19 Installed 6 bushings in the chime train, 6 in the time train & 4 in the strike train. 5-8-19 Movement back together & ready to begin testing on test stand. 5-10-19 Running ood. 5-16-19 Problem occured with the time. Checking for problem. 5-19-19 Made adjustment. Now, testing again. 5-22-19 Having a hard time making adjustment to the time. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Received: 3-21-19 Checking: 5-9-19 Looking for any obvious problems prior to disassembly. Work has begun: 5-10-19 Movement apart & ready for the ultrasonic cleaner. 5-13-19 Polished all pivots & pivot holes. 5-14-19 Installing required bushings. 5-20-19 Installed bushing. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Frank
1995 Howard Miller
1995 Sligh
Received: 3-21-19 Checking: 5-9-19 Checking for any obvious problems,. Work has begun: 5-11-19 Movement apart & in the ultrasonic cleaner. 5-13-19 Cleaning is now completed. Polishing all pivots & pivot holes. 5-14-19 Installed 4 bushings in the time train, & 3 in the strike train. 5-15-19 Putting movement back together for testing. 5-16-19 Testing on test stand. 5-19-19 Repaired the face with a new one. Testing has begun. 5-21-19 Running good. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Frank
Welch Kitchen Clock
Seth Thomas
Received: 3-25-19 Checking: 5-13-19 Checking for obvious problems prior to dissassembly. Work has begun: 5-13-19 Move apart & in the ultrasonic cleaner. Ready to polish all pivots & pivot holes. 5-15-19 Polishing is completed. No bushings are required. Just had old oil. After cleaning and oiling, & adjusting everything appears to be in good shape. 5-16-19 Putting movement back together for testing on test stand. 5-18-19 Testing has begun. 5-21-19 Running good. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Karen
Hermle
Received: 3-25-19 Checking: 5-14-19 Checking movement prior to disassembly. Movement is very dirty with old oil. See picture above on the plates. Work has begun: 5-14-19 Movement apart & in the ultrasonic cleaner. 5-15-19 cleaning is completed. Polished all pivots & pivot holes. Installed 2 bushings in the chime train, 5 in the strike train. None required in the time train. 5-16-19 Ready to put the movement back together for testing. 5-17-19 Problem with chimes. 5-19-19 Program resolved and now testing. 5-22-19 Running good. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Patricia
Ridgeway
Armand
Received: 3-26-19 Checking: 5-20-19 Work should begin next week. Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Howard Miller
Received: 3-27-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Tom
Seth Thomas
Tara
Received: 4-2-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Franz Hermle (Made in Germany) 2001
Gary
Howard Miller
Received: 4-3-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Erhard Jauch
Ruth
Received: 4-8-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Amy
Howard Miller
Received: 4-8-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Howard Miller
Paul
Received: 5-10-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Edward
Received: 5-22-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Sessiom
Wilma
Received: 5-22-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Strausbourg Manor