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Re: [PPLetterpress] Vandercook 219 Worm Gear Broken 'teeth'

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  • Peter Fraterdeus
    Hi Fritz Yes, a couple of the points were broken, opposite each other. The crescent seems to be fine. I didn t see any obvious wear or damage there. thx pf ...
    Message 1 of 7 , Dec 30, 2007
      Hi Fritz
      Yes, a couple of the points were broken, opposite each other.
      The crescent seems to be fine. I didn't see any obvious wear or damage there.

      thx
      pf

      >It looks like a broken point on the worm?? And what about the
      >crescent(rider?) that rides in those grooves? I'll have to check when I
      >get home next week what we have. The worm needs to be lubricated where it
      >turns in its holder and lack of lubrication often causes them to stick,
      >and maybe that's why the worm teeth are damaged. both the worm and the
      >crescent are hardened steel.
      >
      >Fritz


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