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”HIQ-TOKEI" CLOCK by tv2015 Sep 25, 2015
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The clock which is called "HIQ-TOKEI" in Japanese.
simple structure.

The thing which is necessary other than molding parts

steel axis
D:3mm,L:110mm (vertical axis) ---- 1
D:3mm,L:105mm (minute hand axis) ---- 1
D:3mm,L:40mm (upper rod) ---- 2
D:3mm,L:85mm (lower rod) ---- 2

D:1.5mm,L:25mm (crown gear axis) ---- 1
D:1.5mm,L:58mm (gear66,gear80,gear72 axis) ---- 3

thin plastic pipe
D:4mm,L:15mm (spacer between 75 gears and 60 gears) ---- 1

Thin silk or cotton sewing thread
L:100mm (thread of escapement) ---- 1

small nut like M2
(Weight of the escapement) ---- 1

Nylon string
D:1mm,L:1500mm (rope of the weight for the power) ---- 1

Weight for the power
500g ---- 1

Adjustment method
regulate the length of the thread and the weight of the weight so that gear66 makes it 1 round in one minute.

use two Nylon strings
connect a wind-up-grip to the second Nyloh thread.

:** Address of gratitude ***
I used these Web Service to make this work.
I thank people who developed these services.

-- TinkerCAD(www.tinkercad.com)
-- Gear Model For 3D Printer(www.knowhave.com/gear/indexjp.php)

Custom Section

Ver.1.5 The parts which I added and changed(wind-up grip & cilinder-outside)

I changed a power weight for 500 grams.

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Esta genial¡¡
Impreso pero no he conseguido montarlo, si pusieras unas instrucciones seria estupendo para torpes como yo ;)

un saludo

Gracias por verlo.
La temporada presente en Japón es fría en invierno.
Por tanto mi 3Dprinter es frío y heladas:)
Quiero hacer un manual de cómo construir si vengo para ser capaz de conseguir el tiempo.
Me alegro si espero un poco más.

160x160mm Printbed (parts fit´s on it)

Hey! The Clock was very nice for me to make, becaus of its special design (I never see this model bevore)
I like it, that you make the construction in a way that no tools needed to mount or dismount the Clock, thats beautiful :)
(At first I was astonished by your wedges, but that's a very good solution.)

The center pole was a little bit tricky to print. but i print 2 at the same time, so that it have time to cool down.

It is hard to find the Clock with the Thingiverse Search. I try it several times and dont find this Page.

Maybe would be good to chose a longer Title so that it is easyer to find.

Thank you for an opinion.
The principle of this escapement is not my original.
I referred to the old clock which I looked at at a museum in old days.
I think the similar clock to be able to find even Web.
Because the principle was simple, I was able to understand me immediately.
I performed the concrete designs such as a gear or the housing originally.
The title expressed Japanese pronunciation in the alphabet. It is the meaning called the clock that a ball flies.
If there is some good idea in the title, please tell me.

so how long does the clock last before needing a rewind? great work !! keep it up

When I use a 150 centimeter-long thread, I think that it moves more than 24 hours.

It seems like the length of the string is more important than the amount of weight for calibration to accurate timekeeping. Is that true?

If so, maybe there can be some wind-up area for the string on the swing arm to allow the user to increase or decrease the length of the string easily.

thank you for your opinion.
Probably your thought is right.
The accuracy of the clock is decided by the length of the string.
The adjustment mechanism of that purpose may be necessary.
I glue the string together in a scotch tape on the swing arm. So I can easily regulate the length of the string.
As a result, I decide timing at the weight of the weight. It lets the volume of the water in the plastic bottle increase and decrease and performs it.
This is because a gravity moment delicately influences it.
Continuously operating it is difficult, and time may be still out of order more than one hour for 24 hours.

Great design....do you have a video of it working??

Nice to meet you. Thank you for seeing it !.

I uploaded a video.

It is version 1.5 to work.

advance slightly early.

(The adjustment is in progress now.)

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Wanna see a video!!!!

Nice to meet you. Thank you for seeing it. I uploaded a video.

Thank You! That looks awesome!