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Hello Steve,
Seth Thomas Acquisition model 792 Mantle Clock.
This Seth is in pristine condition however, it runs fast--very fast--about 15-20 minutes an hour. I adjusted the pendulum but to no avail.
Can you help?

Thank you

Answer
There are many things that can be wrong with your clock.
The clock may have the wrong pendulum
Someone may have tried adjusting the clock to make it run and did so incorrectly
The mainspring may have been changed with a stronger one causing a gain
The movement may be lacking power and is in need of an overhaul
I would have a professional check it out

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I have experience in all phases and types of clock repair. My shop specializes in the repair of cuckoo clocks both modern and antique. We rebuild movements instead of replacing. Keep your clock original inside and out www.cuckooclockrepairexpert.com Please visit my website at http://eastcoastclockrepair.com/

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