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Rockin Ronnie
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Photographer, adventurer and collector
Photographer, adventurer and collector

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If you ever need to transport a German box clock or a similar style wall clock there are several steps you must take before you remove it from the wall. One of these procedures is to secure the strike rods. The gong or strike rods are screwed into the…
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Vintage Alarm Clock. Other than the rust, everything about it appears to be intact. May still work, just leaving it as is Yeah, about that rust!
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There are four general categories of clocks; quartz, electro-mechanical, electric and mechanical. Mechanical clocks be they antique or vintage types are the the focus of this post. We are quite accustomed to the accuracy of quartz clocks which lose or…
Why does my clock run slow?
Why does my clock run slow?
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Some folks collect clocks without actually working on them. Collecting clocks and repairing them are two very different things. I know people who would gladly send their clocks out for servicing and don’t seem to mind the extra cost. I like to do my own…
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There are four general categories of clock mechanisms; quartz, electro-mechanical, electric and mechanical. Mechanical clocks be they antique or vintage types are the the focus of this post. It may surprise some to know that mechanical clocks need…
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Tick-Talk Tuesday is about the letters and comments I have received from you, the reader, concerning your clock, issues you might have had, challenges you face or a clock you would like me to profile and my responses to your questions with advice on your…
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This is Part II of a two part series in which I describe the final finishing of an Arthur Pequegnat Bedford clock case. In Part I I described the challenges of repairing the clock case and the minor repairs to the movement. In the first part of the series…
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The Tempus Fugit Clock Company must be doing exceptionally well. I find many Tempus Fugit clocks on the online for-sale sites, eBay, Kijiji and the like. Go ahead, type “Tempus Fugit” in the eBay search box and dozens will pop up. There are any number of…
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Is your mechanical clock not running as well as it should? Does it stop intermittently or not run at all? Chances are there is pivot wear. Occasionally you will see punch marks made to close the pivot hole. Though not an accepted general practice today…
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I acquired an Arthur Pequegnat mantel/shelf clock during my travels to Quebec this spring. The red oak veneered clock is complete with original hands, pendulum bob, a good label on the inside back of the access panel, coil gong and of course, the…
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