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Re: [cw_bugs] Lionel question

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  • Earl Needham
    ... Ah! Found it -- it is so mis-shapen that I thought it was simply a wire to electrically connect parts together -- I guess AZRoadrunners struck again... 7
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 2, 2007
      At 13:22 12/2/2007, David Ring wrote:
      >The return spring should be on the left side of the frame - you have
      >two adjustment screws - the top one fits into a spring which is
      >shaped like a coil, at the end of the coil, the spring slips into a
      >hole on the mainspring. At the center of the coil of the spring, a
      >little nipple at the end of the adjustment screw fits in.

      Ah! Found it -- it is so mis-shapen that I thought it was
      simply a wire to electrically connect parts together -- I guess
      AZRoadrunners struck again...

      7 3
      Earl

      KD5XB -- Earl Needham
      Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs
      Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT
    • Earl Needham
      ... Ah! Found it -- it is so mis-shapen that I thought it was simply a wire to electrically connect parts together -- I guess AZRoadrunners struck again... 7
      Message 2 of 6 , Dec 2, 2007
        At 13:22 12/2/2007, David Ring wrote:
        >The return spring should be on the left side of the frame - you have
        >two adjustment screws - the top one fits into a spring which is
        >shaped like a coil, at the end of the coil, the spring slips into a
        >hole on the mainspring. At the center of the coil of the spring, a
        >little nipple at the end of the adjustment screw fits in.

        Ah! Found it -- it is so mis-shapen that I thought it was
        simply a wire to electrically connect parts together -- I guess
        AZRoadrunners struck again...

        7 3
        Earl

        KD5XB -- Earl Needham
        Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs
        Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT
      • Earl Needham
        ... You guys gotta tell me your secret! 7 3 Earl KD5XB -- Earl Needham Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs Quoting from the
        Message 3 of 6 , Dec 2, 2007
          At 08:58 12/2/2007, kb3omj wrote:
          >My XYL presented me with a Vibroplex 100th Anniversary bug about three
          >days ago, and I am thrilled!

          At 09:13 12/2/2007, George Osier wrote:
          >My wonderful wife has gotten me a Vibroplex 100th Year
          >Bug for Christmas so I'll be doing my best to learn it !!

          You guys gotta tell me your secret! <G>

          7 3
          Earl

          KD5XB -- Earl Needham
          Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
          http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs
          Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT
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