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We received a clock as a gift yesterday and while we were learning how it worked, the guy giving it to us raised the weights without the weights attached. The result, of course, was overlapped cables. We have been able to fix the left and right cables but don't know how to reach the center pulley. Is there a "trick" to getting to that cable?

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Hi Jami,
There is no trick to it but it can be harder to deal with because the two outside drums are in the way.
I'm not sure what movement you have. Are there plastic covers over the cable drum or are the cables open?
Michael
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Michael Radi

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Clock repair and clock parts questions.

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I have been professionally repairing clocks for 17 years. I owned and ran a clock shop for 6 years and I am the owner of the clock parts supply company; www.norkro.com

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National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors

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High school graduate, some college, graduate of Niles Bryant School of Piano Tuning and repair.

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I perform about 20 clock repairs per week.

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