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    Re: A-8A Counter disc seized..
    From: Eric van der Veen
    Date: 2012 Jan 21, 21:11 +0100

    OK it's come off.
    Seems clean and without obvious cause for being stuck.
    Op 21-1-2012 20:52, Eric schreef:
    > Bill,
    > No I have not sprayed anything into that mechanism prior to becoming
    > stuck. Mind you, it will move, but with significant force.
    > My only theory is that some debris / hardened lubrication / or
    > whatever has come off by my initial rotation. Or perhaps a temperature
    > / moisture effect from the changes between my home and its original home.
    > I'll try lifting and twisting without any chem stuff.
    > Eric
    > Op 21-1-2012 20:02, Bill Morris schreef:
    >> Yes, Eric, the outer disc should rotate freely on the central bronze
    >> shaft, within the limits set by the stop mechanism, whose operation
    >> will become clear once you have demounted the disc...
    >> I have some difficulty in visualising how the disc might have become
    >> stuck. Did you perhaps spray something into the mechanism that might
    >> have reacted with the plastic and caused it to swell? I would be
    >> inclined just to twist and lift as I am uncertain about the effect of
    >> WD40 on plastic.
    >> Bill Morris
    >> Pukenui
    >> New Zealand
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