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Question
How do I set the clock and the number of bell tones to match?

Answer
The bell tones are preset within the clock, thus you must gently pull the hour hand toward the minute hand and turn it so it agrees with the hour strike. The clock itself is set by turning the hour hand. Most clocks can be set by turning the hour hand either way but if you do not have instructions as to how to set it I recommend ONLY turning it forward. You can turn it backward a few minutes but not past chime points. Stopping the pendulum is a good substitute for turning the hands backwards.  

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Tom Williams

Expertise

I can not think of any questions I cannot answer in regard to repairing antique clocks or radios. However, I am sure there are a few I have not heard and may not be able to answer. If I cannot, I will say so. I have been repairing them since I was a young child.

Experience

My experience includes repairing CooKoo clocks, Westminsters, BimBam, almost all antique clocks. I do a bit of repair on battery clocks where the value is sufficient to warrant working on them. I also repair antique (tube type) radios - all makes.

Organizations
Indiana Historical Radio Society, Illinois Valley Antique Car Club, Military Vehicle Preservation Association

Education/Credentials
BEE from Cleveland State University

Awards and Honors
Four patents.

Past/Present Clients
Friends and family

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