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How To Set Up Your Mantel/ Wall Clock!

Setting up your Mantel/Wall Clock

  1. Set your clock on a sturdy/level surface or wall and remove the packaging carefully from the back of the clock.
  2. Careful not move the pendulum rod too much while handling the clock, as it can throw the clock off beat.
  3. Hang the pendulum and give it a gentle and light swing engage the gears. You should hear an even TICK TOCK (meaning the clock is in beat*)

*A clock is in beat when the tick and tock of a clock are evenly spaced and within the same time interval

Setting the time on your clock

  1. When setting the time on your clock you should only move the minute hand to the desired time
  2. Make sure you move it slowly, especially when nearing a chime. At 12,3,6 & 9 for a “westminister” movement or at 12 & 6 for a “bim bam” movement.
  3. Stop when you reach each chiming point and allow them to engage and chime accordingly.
  4. Repeat until the correct time.