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Offline Doug Rose

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Seth Thomas Mantle Clock
« on: May 06, 2017, 08:41:30 AM »
Is this missing a gong? It seems to work fine but I am lost trying to get it to chime. Any ideas? Cool Clock! Any help is greatly appreciated....Doug
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Re: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2017, 09:13:21 AM »
Have you wound both springs? one is a dedicated chime mechanism spring.
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Re: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2017, 10:11:18 AM »
yup, there is nothing for it to strike, I just hear it winding
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Re: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2017, 10:58:35 AM »
Maybe someone got tired of hearing it chime -- like the ringers we find with masking tape, cotton, etc.

My grandfather got tired of hearing the clock ticking in the dining room. So, he moved the works to the other side of the wall -- in the hall -- and put extensions so that the face and hands only were in the dining room.
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Re: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2017, 10:59:11 PM »
What is the rod running across the bottom? is it possible that that is a chime that is pulled up and struck by the edge of the pendulum?
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Re: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2017, 01:40:07 PM »
Post you question and pictures to the NAWCC Forum (National Association of Watch and Cllock Collectors). You don't have to be a NAWCC member to post. That's where the clock experts are and I always get a good answer when I post a question.

http://mb.nawcc.org/forum.php
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Re: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2017, 02:08:18 PM »
thx
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Re: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2017, 03:50:54 PM »
Doug is the clock that you selling on ebay right now?