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    Re: PSA - those old-school wooden pyramid metronomes

    ... just be sure to rotate your phone till the clicks are even. :))
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    Re: PSA - those old-school wooden pyramid metronomes

    Ok ...
    Below is an example of the issue, which is solved by rotating metronome so its arm no longer swings uphill then downhill ...

    With the metronome set for for 60 clicks per minute:

    Time...
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    Re: PSA - those old-school wooden pyramid metronomes

    I think it's just the name, Tico.
    That's my name. :)
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    Re: PSA - those old-school wooden pyramid metronomes

    Apparently you placed it on an unlevel surface in an orientation that made the pendulum swing alternately uphill, then downhill.
    But the dealer happened to place it on a level surface OR placed it...
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    Re: PSA - those old-school wooden pyramid metronomes

    Good point.
    In my house I'd just rotate the grandfather clock so it's at whatever angle makes the pendulum swing on a level plane.
    The clock wouldn't look right, but it would work right ......
  6. Just a nice tenor sighting on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert

    https://www.npr.org/2019/04/08/711244527/karine-polwart-trio-tiny-desk-concert
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    Re: PSA - those old-school wooden pyramid metronomes

    Lol. :)
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    PSA - those old-school wooden pyramid metronomes

    I just noticed a 2010 thread here about uneven clicks on those metronomes.
    Instead of raising a thread from the dead ...

    This is about those metronomes with a moveable weight on a pendulum arm...
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