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#1164348 - 03/17/09 09:42 PM damper levers
msks Online   content
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Does anyone understand why the holes for the damper wires (grand) get tight?
They can't be that way from the factory? I had to drill them out to let the wires move freely, ... the wood shrank????


Edited by msks (03/17/09 09:43 PM)

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#1164352 - 03/17/09 09:46 PM Re: damper levers [Re: msks]
Gene Nelson Offline
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Try gently pulling on the retaining screw. If it backs out slightly the wire may free up. Sometimes the barrel insert can bind on the damper wire.
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#1164355 - 03/17/09 09:48 PM Re: damper levers [Re: Gene Nelson]
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this was definitly a wood thing as I totally removed the barrel and it was still a problem on 90% of the levers

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