August 04, 2016 Overhauling an old grandfather clock August 04, 2016/ Bruce Reid Rust . The enemy. Fuzz , This grandfather clock been been sitting not running for years . old brass cables need to be replaced More rust . This is the escape wheel . All of the gears looked like this one . After Assembly. Nice new cables . These are rated for 120 lbs. Much better. On the test rack and running again .