Clocks, Watches/TREND Grf Clk


Have a 78 or 79 Trend grand father clock. It chimes 7 minutes late on every chiming position. Adjusting the minute hand has no affect. Can you help?



Hi John,

Remove the hand nut for the minute hand and take off the minute hand.
In the center of the minute hand is a bushing with a square hole.
That bushing moves. You need to hold the bushing with a pliers while moving the minute hand back about 7 minutes worth of time.
It may take a few times to get it exact but you can do it.

Hope this helps,
The Clocklady

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