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Demonstration + Practical Clock Movements

(Code: MP221)
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Demonstration + Practical Clock MovementsThese instruction describe the construction of a model aimed at the newcomer to Meccano clock building, the Demonstration Clock Movement is a practical introduction to clock theory and construction methods. It had a basic type of gear train for a weight-driven clock fitted with a pendulum beating seconds, laid out in linear form, making the description and the gear trains and their relationship easy to follow. The mechanism is fitted with two chain-driven Sprocket Wheels which obviate the usual need for a 30-tooth escape wheel. The Practical Clock Movement goes a stage further and has a more traditional layout with fewer gears and a greatly reduced driving weight, but the mechanism incorporates several assemblies in common with the Demonstration Clock Movement, including the escape wheels. The design of a clock case is left to the builder; it can be a traditional long-case clock or installed on a wall-mounted bracket.

A set of 3 booklets totalling 56 pages of text, IsoMec diagrams and colour photographs

Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.