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Mike's Clock Clinic's hints and repair tips.

If you need Atmos clock service then please see my Atmos service page.

The files listed below pertain primarily to clock repair. Sorry but I'm a Clocksmith
not a watchmaker.  There are 42 files and links.


You should also be aware that all of the file I have on the Internet have been scanned with the latest version of Avast! Anti-Virus.

The individual file links are below.


  1. Table of Contents- It describes and displays the files listed below in strict alphabetical order.

  2. My two part article on servicing the 400-day clock as it appeared in AWCI's "Horological Times" - File name 400-day.pdf
  3. 400-day Clock Repair Guide Information - File name 400book.pdf
  4. 400-day repair tips - File name 400tips.pdf
  5. The Repair of the Adamantine Case Finish by Ben E. Fulbright- File name adamant.pdf
  6. Advise on picking your local repair person - File name advise.pdf
  7. Atmos Clock care and operation instructions - File name atmocare.pdf
  8. General repair advice on the Atmos clock - File name atmosgen.pdf
  9. Rudimentary cleaning and lubrication of a clock movement for the amateur. - File name basiccleaning.pdf
  10. Atmos bellows. How you can identify a good one from a bad one. - File name bellows.pdf
  11. A guide for using the Bergeon bushing tool. Provided by Harry Gilmore.
  12. A set of questions and answers from the customer's point of view compiled by James Edwards - File name brochure.pdf
  13. The bulginghook.pdf is a Word document that describes how to repair a loose of bulging mainspring barrel hook. - File name bulginghook.pdf
  14. Examining the French Bulle mantel clock - File name bulle.pdf
  15. Determining which chain to use on a weight driven clock, when the chain is missing - File name chain.pdf
  16. Home-made cleaning solution - File name cleaner.pdf
  17. Clockmakers-Aid version 2.01- software for IBM PC and self-extracting, By Tony Harrison-Smith; Pendulum length calculations and adjustments. Plus gear calculations, lathe cutting speeds, mainspring sizing, moon phases, and more. File name clockaid.zip (164k)
  18. A Microsoft Word file which lists most of the 3 letter export company codes for Swiss watchmakers. - File name codes.pdf
  19. How to easily count the teeth in a clock wheel by Harry Gilmore- File name counting.pdf
  20. An explanation of the deadbeat esacapement.. - File name deadbeat.pdf
  21. A procedure for replacing teeth in an electric clock's fiber wheel. - File name fiber.pdf
  22. An article on how to run a clock repair business and estimating repairs. - File name flatrates.pdf
  23. French clock movement identification by Scotty Dean - File name french.pdf
  24. Hermle floating balance - This Microsoft Word file shows how to adjust the beat and increase the speed of the Hermle floating balance - File name hermle.pdf
  25. Herschede movement dating by serial number - File name herschede.pdf
  26. Adjusting the hour hand for when the strike does not match the time indicated - File name hourhand.pdf
  27. My service techniques and charges for routine grandfather house calls - File name housecal.pdf
  28. Lubrication summary from the mailing list Clocks by Brian Shaw - File name lube-oil.pdf
  29. Older catalogs listing of mainsprings - File name mainspr.pdf
  30. Modern movements conversions charts - File name movements.pdf
  31. Olliebaker.pdf is a Word document detailing how to use the Ollie Baker mainspring winder. - File name Olliebaker.pdf
  32. When Hermle started and stopped using plated pivots. - File name plated.pdf
  33. The proper use of the French hole closing punches. - File name punching.pdf
  34. Servicing on the Reutter Atmos clock. By Frank Patten MBHI - File name reuttermanual.pdf
  35. A description of the Telechron rotors in sequence. A word for Windows file - File name rotors.pdf
  36. A M/S Word file that details how to rebuild a Telechron "B" rotor. - File name Rotor Rebuilding.pdf
  37. Clock and watch training schools - File name schools.pdf
  38. Instructions for installing a silk thread pendulum by Rob Beaver - File name silkpend.pdf
  39. Q's & A's about starting a career in horological repair - File name start-up.pdf
  40. Horror story for those who are considering starting a repair business - File name story.pdf
  41. The Windows Timing Program by Greg Saville- File name wtm.exe
  42. Repairing that clock yourself? Please read this file - File name yourself.pdf

All of the files found here and elsewhere that have the copyright statement may be distributed freely as long as the files remain intact with their original text and form.

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OR

You can go directly to my EarthlinkFTP page. Containing all of my files.

OR

You can go directly to my Time Information Blocks (TIB's) page

OR

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Yours truly!

Mike Murray
Mike's Clock Clinic
1600 Maryland Avenue
Myrtle Point, OR 97458-1508

Phone: 541-559-1090 or 877-286-6762

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