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by geofflove
Sat May 15, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo Mat clockwork question
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: Duo Mat clockwork question

coppinpr wrote: Sat May 15, 2021 8:25 am Try oil for this... Much better
Ha ha. Yes!
badpenny wrote: Sat May 15, 2021 11:15 am Resist the temptation to oil the internals of the clock. You should only oil the backs of the bearings from the back.
Yep - will do. Thanks.
by geofflove
Fri May 14, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo Mat clockwork question
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: Duo Mat clockwork question

Yes I did wonder about doing this. Once I get it off I’ll see what it’s like.
by geofflove
Fri May 14, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo Mat clockwork question
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: Duo mat clockwork question

Ok thanks. Yes I suspect it could be the governor. Hopefully all will come clear when I get it off. Thanks.
by geofflove
Fri May 14, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo Mat clockwork question
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Duo Mat clockwork question

I restored a Duomat about a year ago. Mechanically it was all gummed up solid. I stripped all the main pivot points, cleaned lubricated etc and all was working nicely. Partly through fear, and partly because it was then working fine, I didn’t touch the clockwork timer. It’s now started sticking. Som...
by geofflove
Thu May 13, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: eBay return scam
Replies: 14
Views: 1505

Re: eBay return scam

Is it not worth messaging eBay referencing the original dispute when he claimed to have returned it?
by geofflove
Tue May 04, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rosenfield mechanism identified in 'What the Butler Saw' case
Replies: 14
Views: 1319

Re: Rosenfield mechanism identified in 'What the Butler Saw' case

That’s really interesting! Definitely the same mech. Older than I thought.
I’ve finished working on mine now. Made 7 new carriers to replace the missing ones from brass sheet and sorted the electrics with a small bulb and battery.
Printed some pics I found online and job's a goodun!
by geofflove
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rosenfield mechanism identified in 'What the Butler Saw' case
Replies: 14
Views: 1319

Re: What the Butler Saw - info please

Thanks. Slightly embarrassingly I’m concluding it’s my eyes! My wife sees them all fine! The design of the viewer prevents you wearing glasses which might help me!
by geofflove
Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rosenfield mechanism identified in 'What the Butler Saw' case
Replies: 14
Views: 1319

Re: What the Butler Saw - info please

I’ve managed to print up some images from online to replace the missing ones. However there is a problem! The images don’t resolve into a single stereo image at the distance they are presented to the lenses. You need to hold them about 4cm further away for them to display correctly. As I think this ...
by geofflove
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rosenfield mechanism identified in 'What the Butler Saw' case
Replies: 14
Views: 1319

Re: What the Butler Saw - info please

Yep it’s certainly solid. And I wouldn’t fancy disassembling the spring. Looks like it could do some serious damage. You need to be pretty fit just to wind it up!
by geofflove
Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 1930s Genco Pinball
Replies: 6
Views: 613

Re: 1930s Genco Pinball

Try the pinside forum. Am sure you’ll get the question answered there. https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/list