How do you oil a clock?

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Antique clocks run best when using oil that is made exclusively for clocks.  Clock oil is sold by many of the clock material houses.  Products  that you should NEVER use to oil a clock:  WD-40, silicone lubricant, kerosene, graphite, sewing machine oil, motor oil, 3 in 1 oil or mineral oil.  Clock oil is highly refined oil and is light in color.  The color is a pale yellow.  

A common mistake is to over oil a clock.  If the oil drips down the movement plate or any other part, too much oil has been used.  

   

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Clock Repair 1 & 2    Advanced Clock Repair    

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