Monroe electromechanical calculators

Jules Richardson julesrichardsonuk at
Fri Jun 17 11:30:24 CDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 11:49 +0000, Jules Richardson wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 00:49 +0100, Tony Duell wrote:
> > Most of the time, that's due to tracking across the impregnated fibre 
> > insulators used in things like the automatic on/off swtich. 
> Aha, well I can isolate and test easy enough there without any severe
> dismantling of things. Can anything be done to fix the problem (short of
> making new insulators)? 

I just tried degreasing the ones that hold the plate supplying the 'hot'
feed to the governor, then baking them in an oven for a bit. Seems to
have done the trick - whether it's a long term repair or not is another



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