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    A question for those who have done clock inserts. I was looking at the 1 7/16 size and they come with a rubber gasket and some say they have a spring mount. Is there a big difference? Is one harder than the other to put in? What should I be looking for?
    Thanks all
    Diane
    Dragon
    Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
    Owner of a Dewalt 788
    PuffityDragon on AFSP

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    Hi Diane, I have used a lot of the clocks using the inserts with rubber gaskets. It is more like a rubber band around the perimeter of the inserted part of the clock. I have not had a bit of trouble with them. Steve
    If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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    • #3
      The one clock piece I've made used inserts from Sloans. They don't carry the gasket type. The insert I bought fit very snuggly into the opening. I did use the recommend bit to bore the insert hole. I guess either type are acceptable.
      Mike

      Craftsman 16" VS, Puros Indios and Sam Adams!
      Scrollin' since Jun/2006

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      • #4
        The forstner bit is not a problem and it is an opening of 1-3/8". That's ok. I cannot order from Sloan. They don't deliver to Canada. I am looking at the Wooden Teddy Bear. There are not that many places with clock inserts that ship my way.
        Diane
        Dragon
        Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
        Owner of a Dewalt 788
        PuffityDragon on AFSP

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Dragon
          The forstner bit is not a problem and it is an opening of 1-3/8". That's ok. I cannot order from Sloan. They don't deliver to Canada. I am looking at the Wooden Teddy Bear. There are not that many places with clock inserts that ship my way.
          Diane
          Hi Diane, I did get mine through Cherry Tree. I did not mention that before. Steve
          If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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          • #6
            Diane - I've had some clock inserts from ScrollerLtd and from Wooden Teddy Bear. Gasket types seem fine from either place.

            WTB are better value in my opinion though since Scroller's clock inserts don't come with batteries ..
            Ian

            Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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            • #7
              Going to check the Cherry Tree catalogue. This will be my bedside reading tonight.
              Diane
              Dragon
              Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
              Owner of a Dewalt 788
              PuffityDragon on AFSP

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Dragon
                Going to check the Cherry Tree catalogue. This will be my bedside reading tonight.
                Diane
                Diane, they do have the batteries in them. Steve
                If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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