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The pendulum provides the ability to regulate and adjust the time keeping. As described within these instructions, adjustments to the pendulum to achieve accurate time keeping is easily accomplished. NEVER wind a cable drive movement without weights installed. Turn the adjustment nut on the pendulum one complete revolution for each half minute fast or slow per day. If the dial states “Chime-Silent,” your Grandfather Clock has only the Westminster chime.
The minute hand has a small raised area on the back side directly around the shaft hole, this is the hand bushing. CHIME ROD hammer arms are made of brass and can be safely bent.Raising chain driven weights is accomplished by pulling down on the loose end of the chain. The strike and chime sounds are made by a series of hammers hitting various length rods. To speed the Grandfather Clock up, move the pendulum disk up by turning the adjustment nut to the right. CAUTION: When performing this operation be careful not to scratch the hand nut, hand or dial. When the Grandfather Clock starts to chime, stop the pendulum and record the time. Using pliers, carefully remove the small nut that holds the minute hand in place by turning the nut counter Clockwise while at the same time hold the minute hand with your fingers near the small nut. Remove the hand from the hand shaft by grasping it with your fingers at the point where it attaches to the shaft. This hand is not screwed on and should come off easily. For most Grandfather Clocks, it will not be necessary to adjust chime hammers.
To slow the Grandfather Clock down, move the pendulum disk down by turning the adjustment nut to the left. Select a time of day that will allow you to check your Grandfather Clock at the same time for at least six days. If the Grandfather Clock chimes more than one minute before or after the proper time, the minute hand should be removed and adjusted. Re-set the time by moving ONLY THE MINUTE HAND counter Clockwise (backwards) as described in Step 5 of the set-up operation. Step 1: When Grandfather Clock chimes at stop the pendulum and record the time of . Carefully remove the styrofoam blocks by lifting the blocks straight up until they clear the cable pulley. Although the hammers were set at the factory, it is possible for them to get out of adjustment. Copyright 2018 The Clock Depot Visit our Grandfather Clock Store - The Clock Depot - 3400 Westgate Dr - B11, Durham, NC 27707 Call us toll free at 1-866-402-8714 - Retail Store Hours Mon-Fri - EST - Call for Saturday hours Clocks at the lowest price allowed and free shipping on most selections The Clock Depot is a factory authorized Howard Miller distributor for all Howard Miller clocks and grandfather clocks. We also cannot properly answer questions on older clocks, clocks that we have not sold or brands we do not sell.Learn more about your clock or how floor clocks work.