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How do you wind Ansonia mantel clock?

To wind the clock simply place the key, or crank, into the winding point and turn clockwise sixteen revolutions. When the clock is fully wound an internal mechanism will prevent you from winding any further.

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People also ask, how do you wind a mantle clock?

To wind the clock use the enclosed key. Turn key clockwise until it stops (about 3 1/2 turns on the left winder and about 4 1/2 turns on center and right winder. The center winder is for the timekeeping, the right winder is for the quarter-hour chime, and the left winder is for the hour strike.

Furthermore, what are the three winding holes on a clock? Three Winding Holes The hole in the middle, near the '6' powers the time train which makes the clock keep time. The hole to the right powers the quarter-hour chiming and the hole on the left powers the striking at the top of the hour.

Similarly, can you wind a clock too much?

Most likely problem: In actual fact it is almost impossible to overwind a clock. Once the coils of a flat mainspring are in firm contact with one another, than the spring can not be physically wound any tighter. The only way to truly overwind a clock spring is to turn it so tightly that the spring actually breaks.

What does F and S mean on a clock?

Some clocks have a small place that looks like a mini clock winding arbor at the 12. It may say F / S or A / R. The F / S this means fast or slow, and the A / R represents advance or retard. This controls the timing of the clock and turning it to fast or advance makes time faster opposite for slow.

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