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Hi Con, I'm back from the ER. Yes if you have maxed out the balance wheel. Those three legs are connected together. So, if you move one, you move all three. Each move of one point, you make a change aproximate 10 seconds/day. If you already move the pointer to the end (all the way faster), the clock still run slow, then you have to punch out the dots off the balance wheel. Punch one off each opposite side of wheel. Each pair dots off on the out most, will let you gain 3-4 minutes/day. So be careful. I have three floating balance wheel clocks in my shop that I just did this procedure to and they all run fairly accurately after carefully regulated. If your clock is not clean, you need to clean the clock before regulating it. Do not oil the balance wheel jewels or center spring line. Try this options out and let me know what happens. Thanks Mike
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Hi Mike, the pointer is against the spoke of the balance wheel and there are still 7 holes on the other side of the spoke before the dots to be punched, is it possible that the pointer attachment was put back over the spoke at some time, if so can it be moved to the other side of the spoke?, thank you. ps i restore antique clocks as a hobby and this is my first experience with with the floating balance system.
Hi Con, Yes it is possible that was done but that would have been really for nothing. You can try that but always remember before you do, the position of the pointer so you can start from that position if it doesn't work. So you will have the starting point to punch the new holes. Try these options out and let me know what happens. Thanks Mike
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