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We have a Eathan Allen Grandmother clock. Three chain weights, one heavier than the other two. I have no problem keeping the hour chimes correct. One for one and so on. My problem is the chimes are about 10 minutes late. The hour chime comes at 10 minutes after the hour. Each quarter chime is late as well. Has something slipped?

Any help or suggestion would be appreciated. The clock is a beautiful piece and we bought it as a wedding gift to ourselves back in  May 3 1970.

Thank You in advance.
Dave Huff

the minute hand is two pieces - the hand and the center collet with the square hole in it. holding the hand and either with a square end of a file that fits the collet or a pair of pliers on the OD of the collet--rotate the relationship between the two so when put back on the minute hand shaft and the nut replaced, it makes you happy where it is pointing.

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