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Default Nope - 08-17-2014, 10:14 PM

It's not the position of the Cuckoo. Old-time clocks are just a bunch of sprocket wheels that control the speed and distance that the hands move with each cycle of the pendulum. 60 seconds= 1 minute, 60 minutes= 1 hour, ding-dong. In this case, I assume that seconds aren't counted, since it isn't in real-time. Watch the hands in the high-speed vid I posted to what I mean. Everything can be controlled by time.

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Originally Posted by mmcham View Post
I was sort of in the ballpark a few times. I was trying to find a way to use the position of the hour or minute hand at the top of the hour for a recursion statement to start the animation of the cuckoo. I did not really think about the position of the cuckoo behind the clock! I think I have it now. Thanks for the help!

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