cuckoo clock bellows

I put on new bellows.

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The one bellows (left from clock back) is pushed up by the cam, the second bellows (right) is lifted up by a wire from the left bellows, the right bellows locks a kick-stand wire in place to hold it up and the left bellows knocks off the right bellows kick-stand at the bottom of the left bellows travel.  Thus: cuck- coo- as two separate consecutive sounds.  The bird’s tail is moved up and down with square loop from the right bellows.

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and now the hard part, tweaking the mechanism to work dependably again.

Here is an annotated picture to help you understand the action.cuckoo04-annotated-sm

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