Advice 1: How to repair a cuckoo clock

Watch with cuckoo produced on the basis of mechanical clocks-clocks. We can say that this is a common clock, but each hit is accompanied by a "cuckoo" cuckoo, which appears in a special window pane of the dial. Sometimes, quite rarely, there are models in which "the cuckoo" is not accompanied by a fight.
How to repair a cuckoo clock
You will need
  • - magnifier;
  • - screwdriver;
  • - tweezers;
  • - pliers;
  • needle;
  • - the knife.
Instruction
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The mechanism of the fight - "cocomania" - designed simply. On the minute wheel hours fixed two pins. Revolving with the wheel, every 30 minutes, the pin raises special duplici the lever. This lever, in turn, rests on the arm snapping and picks it up.
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You can highlight some of the most common failures inherent in the model. Perhaps the most common problem is that the figure of the cuckoo cannot return to the watch case. Open the cover located on the rear of hours. Let's see, where is the back of the figures. The tail of the cuckoo should be at the top of a special whistle. If necessary, correct the figure and secure it to the bracket.
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If the signal of a cuckoo does not correspond to the indication of the arrows, you need to check the swivel pin cushion. To gain access to the mechanism, open the door in the window of the housing. If necessary, bend the pin cushion up.
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Another common breakdown is not a coincidence the number of strokes with the indication of the arrows. For Troubleshooting, you must remove the weight and set the hour hand to the number corresponding to the number of raised bumps. Then set the weight in place, and the clock - to the current time.
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If you repair this way failed, you need to adjust the gap lever accounts. To do this, open the caseback and see what point break battle. Bend the nose of the lever in the desired direction.
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Carefully inspect the pins of the minute wheel. Make sure that they do not fall out and not bent. If you find a problem, remove the hands and open the door of the cuckoo. Unscrew and remove the panel. Remove the minute hand wheel and the bushing.
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Bend the pins of the wheel and secure the fallen pins. Install them in place and secure.

Advice 2: How to repair clock

Quartz watch the easy that they do not depend on cargo or spring used in mechanical watches. However, break there is something in quartz watches. Most artists in the failure of such watches change the whole mechanism, although it is easy to fix. Do this work yourself, the more that it takes just 30 minutes.
It is not always advisable to change the whole clock mechanism
You will need
  • Phillips and flat screwdriver;
  • Emery cloth No. 380;
  • A cotton swab;
  • Paper napkins or towels;
  • New battery.
Instruction
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If possible, check to see if the clock hands come in contact with glass. Next, inspect the arrows on the object you touch them with the watch case or with each other. Slightly bend anything hands if they are touching. But do not overdo it. Often these simple actions is enough to fix watches.
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If this does not help the above steps, place your fingers ring clockwise, so little to move it forward if it is too close to the dial.
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To access the battery, Unscrew on the back panel of your watch all the cogs. Although often cover the battery rests on plastic clips, not screws.
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Now remove the battery from the compartment hours, and then check both for any obvious signs of corrosion, which normally appears on the contacts. Loose rust can be removed with a wet paper towel or towel. Then use a cotton ear swab or a cotton swab to get rid of the rust under the battery and contacts in the corners. The rust that is still left, remove it with sandpaper. This is a very important step. Try not to damage anything other than rust.
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Getting rid of the corrosion, clean the battery compartment with a damp napkin. Then take a dry cloth and remove her remaining moisture from all places. Place in the corners and under the contacts batteries dry cotton swab.
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Install a new battery (or batteries) of the desired type. And note that the positive terminal of the installed battery coincided with the positive contact. Now install the cover for the batteries in place. If after that the watch does not work, then it is better to include the master, so he replaced the whole quartz movement.

Advice 3: How to repair mechanical watches

Mechanical clock is a clockthat uses weights or spring as the source of energy. The oscillatory system is a pendulum or a balance wheel. Although in the modern world, mechanical watches are losing their popularity due to the fact that inferior in precision quartz and electronic, for many they remain
How to repair mechanical watches
Instruction
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We can say that there are 2 types of repair: small and common. Minor repair means repair of hours without having to completely disassemble the mechanism. It can be a replacement of the crown, bracelet repair or replacement of glass, repair of the dial, replace or repair the springs. A common repair involves the complete disassembly, adjustment, cleaning and lubrication of the mechanism. Typically, common repair is carried out not so often, but at least every 3-5 years, or in the event of a breakdown. If the clock is stopped or not working (off), you first need to determine the cause of failure.
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Check the mechanism of the plant and move the arrow. If you twist the crown from himself, should not hear any crackles or noise, there should be slippage. Twisted, now release the head must not go back.
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When you turn the crown to himself, you should hear a distinctive sound.
The arrows in the translation should rotate not too easy and not too tight, but just with some effort. If not, then it is necessary to correct the pointer mechanism.
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Go ahead. Open the back cover and note the appearance and balance of the clockwork. Consider the stones, they must be clean, no oil. Shop, there are no signs of corrosion. If the watch is not waterproof, when wet, they primarily attack the machinery of the factory and move the arrow.
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Remove the balance bridge and through a magnifying glass let us consider the upper and lower axis of the axle, they should be bent, should be flat, shiny, without any traces of scale and corrosion. The turns of the spiral of the balance must lie in the same plane, not in contact, i.e. the helix must be of the correct form. If they are touching each other or touch the rim of the bridge balance, this leads to a significant rush hours (an hour more).

Advice 4: How to fix Cabinet doors

Wardrobe in any economy is an essential thing. And its failure often leads to great inconvenience and even injury. Especially when it comes to faulty door Cabinet. However, armed with tools, you can easily enough on its own to cause the doors of your old Cabinet in good condition, and even upgrade their appearance.
How to fix Cabinet doors
You will need
  • - a drill with a diameter of 8-10 mm;
  • - a piece of dry wood for the tube;
  • - epoxy glue (carpenter's or PVA);
  • - anti-corrosion agent;
  • varnish (glaze);
  • - wood putty;
  • - spatula, scraper;
  • - paint brush;
  • - sandpaper;
  • the film of polyethylene to protect furniture.
Instruction
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Remove the hinges of the doors of the Cabinet, sand the wood. The restoration of the doors start with fixing loops. Expand a broken socket, use a drill. Mark on the drill the drilling depth by a ring of insulating tape in order to avoid resulting in too deep a hole. Drill the hole carefully, so as not to drill the door through, the resulting hole must be a diameter and a depth of about 10 mm.
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Make a tube out of a piece of dry wood appropriate hole size. Promazhte glue the hole and tube. Gently hammer the plug into the hole. Remove excess adhesive from the holes and leave the doors to dry for the day.
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Cover with plastic wrap floors and walls. It is necessary for protection from the smallest particles of varnish and frosting, which is released into the air during processing of the wooden surface. Clean the working area from dust: adhering to the lacquer dust will spoil the appearance of the product.
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Level the surface defects with wood putty. The puttied areas carefully apply sandpaper and clean the surface from dust using a cloth or a special brush. Proceed to the coating of surfaces with varnish.
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Treat the hinges and other mounting parts corrosion protection agent, and when the varnish is dry, install the hinges on the same place.
Note
During the work on the varnish maximally ventilate the area, and if luck has a particularly pungent smell – use respiratory mask.
Useful advice
To remove from the surface of alkaline varnish manufacture a mixture containing 80% alcohol and 20 % acetone. Apply the composition to the surface, soak for a while, and then remove the loose layer of varnish with a spatula. If the layer of the old coating is significant, remove it by baking, using a Hairdryer. Susijusia varnish remove with a spatula.

Advice 5: How to repair wall clock

According to the principle of clockwork is possible to allocate three basic types of clocks - electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical. An example of a basic design of a mechanical weight drive motor - virtually all the familiar cuckoo clock. Their example can be considered typical failure of this kind of watch, as well as ways to address them.
How to repair wall clock
Instruction
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Sound sound cuckoo does not coincide with the indication of the clock
Check the position of the pin of the stub shaft. If he unbent - fold it up. To resolve this issue, do not have to disassemble the watch, you simply open the door in the right window of the housing.
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The number of blows of the fight does not coincide with the indication arrows
Remove the weight of the battle. Put the hour hand on the number corresponding to the number of raised bumps. Attach the weight the fight and set the actual time using hour and minute hands. If the malfunction is not resolved, it is necessary to adjust the gap lever accounts in the grooves of the counting circle. Open the rear wall of the Cabinet. Install in any place of the accounting circle loses a fight. Bend the legs of the lever of inclusion of a battle in the right direction.
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Drop out pins of the minute wheel
Carefully remove the clock hands. Remove the hook and open the door of the cuckoo. Disconnect and remove panel. Set the weight of the battle and carefully observe the work of the movement. Disconnect the minute wheel and the bushing. If necessary, straighten the pins of the minute wheel. Insert the pins in place and gently tighten.
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Figure cuckoo's stuck
Open the rear wall of the Cabinet. Examine the position of the tail of the figures. Figure of a cuckoo should be on the top plane of the whistle. Install the figurine to its rightful place and lock it on the bracket.
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The voice of the cuckoo sounds distorted and weak
Unscrew the screws attaching the bellows. Remove the bottles from the case and check their sound. For this it is necessary to repeatedly raise and lower the bellows. Clean sound bellows gap and achieve the desired tone. To increase the sound should slightly bend the arm fur down to eliminate the rattle - up.

Advice 6: How to repair rubber boots

Rubber boots – the perfect shoes for walks in the autumn puddles and springtime slush. But accidental cut, procus dog, puncture a branch or a shard of glass can make them completely unusable. If you notice that your shoes began to leak, immediately proceed to its repair.
How to repair rubber boots
You will need
  • a piece of vulcanized rubber;
  • large sandpaper;
  • - fine sandpaper;
  • - rubber cement.
Instruction
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First, you must find in what areas you are pierced or cut my rubber shoes. For this splyusnuta the boots and twist like a twisted tube of toothpaste when it ends. The bottom of the boot down into the water. In place of a puncture or a crack will show air bubbles coming out of it.
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To repair rubber boots, you can choose one of the most convenient ways. There are only two: cold and hot. The hot method involves the presence includes vulcanizing press used for production of various rubber products. This method is quite time-consuming, so to use it you are unlikely to succeed. But to fix rubber boots with cold method everyone can do.
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Cold repair of rubber footwear does not require any special equipment and high costs. Before attempting to repair, thoroughly clean your boots from dirt, and then thoroughly dry them.
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Very carefully cut the ragged patches of rubber so that the edges of the crack or puncture is smooth. Take a large sandpaper and treat it with the edge of the gap. If the damage is in the upper part of boot upper rubber boot, pull the edges of the tear with needle and thread.
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Now, when the boots themselves ready to fix, start preparing patches. Cut from vulcanized rubber designed specifically for the repair of rubber products, a piece of the same size as the damaged area of the Shoe. The edges of the patch to treat a large emery paper, making them thinner.
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Finished edges on the damaged area of the boot and the patch carefully over the rubber cement. This should be done in two phases with a break of 10 minutes. Fluff the details of gluing for the second time, let them dry for 25 minutes.
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Then gently apply the patch on the damaged area of the boot, apply it and gently tap it with a hammer or other heavy object. Allow the glue to dry for two hours.
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The final stage of repair of rubber boots is in the processing of edge glued patches with fine emery paper.

Advice 7: How to repair wardrobe

Cabinets in various sizes and design are present in almost every apartment. If your old but beloved wardrobe malfunction doors, it is not necessary to replace it. Because loose mounting hinges on cabinets made of particleboard it is possible to "patch". While searching for a suitable new door, you will probably have to sweat. And for the purse and your wardrobe will be better if you have it repaired.
After repair of door your closet should be good as new
Instruction
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So, you need to rebuild the nest with wooden liners, thereby repairing the door. Form liners should be trapezoidal, and the dimensions such that the inserts themselves entirely overlaps the damaged area.
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Mark on the door the position of the sample under a wooden liner. To do this, attach it to the area you want to repair, and then trace the outline with a pencil. Further make a selection by lines with the help of the milling machine. If you do not, ask for help of a friend or friend who has access to it at home or at work. The stop, which limits the depth of milling must be adjusted so that thickness of the remaining wall was 1.5 mm (can be more but not less).
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Try on the finished liner to the sample and adjust until tight entry, if necessary. On the surface of the parts apply the adhesive, then press them with a clamp during the drying. Enclose under sponges of the clamp strap to prevent parts from warping. On the bar put a piece of paper that she stuck in the door. After the glue has dried, remove the clamp and drill a socket under the hinge with a drill Forstner. Now sand the repaired area flush with the surface, and then paint it to match the door.
Useful advice
Don't forget to erase the speakers when gluing the sample and insert glue with a damp cloth and check for bonding glued parts;

For the manufacture of the inserts it is best to use hardwoods such as oak, maple, ash, beech, birch and some others.

Advice 8: How to repair the torpedo

Torpedo in the car is called the front part inside the car that contains the dashboard, a stove and some regulators. To get it repaired, you must first remove it.
How to repair the torpedo
You will need
  • - screwdriver;
  • - soldering iron;
  • construction Hairdryer;
  • - finishing material (e.g. leather);
  • - filler for plastics;
  • - a primer on plastic;
  • - spatula;
  • glue;
  • - brush for applying glue.
Instruction
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Remove the casing facing the steering shaft, the flap. Remove the protective cladding on both speakers, pressing the plastic holders. Unscrew the bolts securing the shelf and the body of the glove box. Unscrew the nut of the speedometer. From the dashboard, pull out the cable of the counter.
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Remove the upper shell. Remove the through openings of the glove compartment and flap 4 nuts fastening the top of the instrument panel and 2 screws bottom mounting, remove the cover and insert. Disconnect the negative terminal from the battery and disconnect the devices from the electrical circuit.
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Remove the instruments and check that there are no cracks or chips. Inspect connections and contacts. Restore them when needed using a soldering iron.
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Rinse the surface of the torpedo with soap and water or solvent. Heat construction dryer, remove all burrs.
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Repair cuts and defects on the surface with a spatula and filler for plastics. Before applying sealers to treat the surface with special primer.
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Start pasting from the highest place of the torpedo - visor. Apply glue to the visor and the inner surface of the chosen finishing material, distributing it evenly with a brush.
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Glue the material to the surface of the visor. Warm covered plot torpedoes a Hairdryer to improve the fixation. This should be done very carefully so as not to damage the material.
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Glue on this principle the entire surface of the torpedo. If you want to stretch the leather, heat it with a Hairdryer. Smooth it to the surface with a spatula (nicked corners) to remove the creases, and then again heat for fixing glue. Cut off any excess material. The Assembly of the torpedo are produced in reverse order.
Useful advice
To the treated surface of the torpedo did not damage when exposed to sunlight, use for pasting high temperature adhesive, such as 3M or Mah.
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