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How to adjust a Hermle grandfather clock?

It will only strike one o'clock on each hour. The movement says Franz Hermle 451 053 made in 1977 in West Germany

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You can try this although it may not work with your movement: set the clock at 9 and then move the hands forward past the 12 position. count the strikes. move the hands backward to the 9 position and then advance forward to the 12 position. count the strikes. did the strikes increase by one? if so, keep doing the same thing until your get 12 strikes when you are on the 12. then you can move forward and set the correct time and have the correct # of strikes.

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SOURCE: I inherited a grandfather clock which runs slow

You have to adjust the bob on pendulum. If the clock is slow, the bob on the rod must be pushed up. If the clock is fast, the bob must be pushed down. Do adjustments bit by bit, day by day till the clock is keeping time. If all this does not work, you may need to replace suspension spring (if there is any). If there are no suspension spring, the clock may need proffessional attention.

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SOURCE: My Grandfather Clock loose about 5 minutes about

Rotate the regulation nut on the bottom of the pendulum to the right about 3 turns.

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