NOTES FROM THE BENCH
Clock Repair Archive - - Eight day Regula cuckoo:
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The 8 day Regula cuckoo bird door will flop open/shut/open/shut/open/shut when
the cuckoo is activated if the door is set to open too far and/or there is too
much pressure on the door/bird wire caused by this or any other situation that
puts too much pressure on the door. It must be free to open and close and not
bind at all. Some of these mechanisms have a shutoff cam that has a bushing-like
center on it. Do not try to pry to off, it will come apart. Use a small flat punch
when the clock is apart. Support the plate with an anvil and carefully punch the
shaft out taking care to not damage the end of the shaft .
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