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JohnLynn
(@johnlynn)
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Bought a clock for my '46 but need to take it apart.  Anybody know how to remove the stem on the front for winding the hands?  I was able to remove the center "cap" but cannot figure out how to remove the knob.  Is it threaded on?  Press fit?     (Sorry - Tried to attach picture of clock, but could not figure out how to do it.  Webmaster - Help!)

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Posted : 28/04/2019 11:03 pm
TimBowers
(@timbowers)
Member Admin

your new post is perfectly timed for me to mention that I changed my old tutorial for adding files to our posts.  Check this out and let me know if I can make it better.

(I think your stem knob is threaded on, but that's a s.w.a.g.)

 

https://desoto.org/community/faqs/uploading-attachments/

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It's supposed to be fun!
1949 De Soto Custom Convertible (project)

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Posted : 29/04/2019 4:02 am
JohnLynn
(@johnlynn)
Eminent Member

48 DeSoto Clock

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Posted : 04/05/2019 12:00 am
TimBowers
(@timbowers)
Member Admin

Any luck getting the stem button off?

It's supposed to be fun!
1949 De Soto Custom Convertible (project)

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Posted : 07/05/2019 2:15 pm
JohnLynn
(@johnlynn)
Eminent Member

Nope - I consulted Jim Smith of Smith's Classic Car Clocks - He recommended using WD-40.  I tried that and PB Blaster - No luck.   I think I am just going to install it and forget about setting the hands.  PS - He has a clock for 46-48s on sale for $149 !  (restored)

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Posted : 11/05/2019 11:26 pm
TimBowers
(@timbowers)
Member Admin

You could always get it into your car and then supply power to it at 3:10!

It's supposed to be fun!
1949 De Soto Custom Convertible (project)

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Posted : 13/05/2019 2:51 pm
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