Is the clock over wound?

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It is a common misconception that clocks can be over wound.  When a clock is fully wound either the mainspring is in its' tightest state or the weight is drawn up to the top.  The clock is in a state of full power.  There is something else that is preventing the clock from running.  The power is not traveling though the gears to run the movement.  It can be dirt, broken wheel, broken wheel teeth, bent or broken arbor, any bent part, excessive wear and even something as simple as a hair.  Sometimes just starting the pendulum to swing will get things started.  Another possibility is that the mainspring is broken, or the winding arbor has unhooked from the mainspring. 


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