Troubleshooting tips

clock adjustment

My pendulum clock is running slow/fast:

With a clean, cotton glove or cloth, stop the pendulum.

Using your left hand, hold the pendulum bob securely.

Using your right hand, turn the adjustment nut at the bottom of the pendulum a half turn to the right to speed up the clock or to the left to slow it down.

Reset the time on the clock.

Allow 24-48 hours before readjusting again, if needed.

If you try this and it doesn’t give satisfactory results, there might be something else causing this problem that might be more serious – give us a call 919-649-0120.

The Clocksmith
Bryan Smith, 4th Generation
6814 Lynn Townes Court
Raleigh, NC 27613
919-649-0120
bryan@clockrepairraleigh.com

Member of British Horological Institute and NAWCC since 1993

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