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    does anybody mark wheels for reassembly? If so, how do you do it?

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    No, I dont. I take photos and keep each gear train separate.

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    Hi Martin,
    I am a beginner at clock repair, and I mark the wheels. I use a scribe. I make a small notation of T1, T11, T111 etc on the time wheels, and S1, S11, S111 etc on the strike wheels. Important: I am not working on other peoples’ clocks. I am working on “learning” clocks, that is, inexpensive inop clocks I’ve obtained at rummage sales, or the NAWCC chapter meetings. Good luck!

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    if your working on american time and strike remember all strike gears have something on them, be it a pin or a cam. All time gears have nothing extra, just gears. To reassemble I find if you start with the mainspring gear the rest can only go one way. After awhile this all makes sense. Hope this helps.

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