More on the continuing saga of the inherited compressor........
Finally managed to track down an exploded view of the compressor and found
out that I am missing a couple of reed valves........now I know I can buy
them, but am wondering if I can just make a couple.
From what I understand they usually are comprised of spring steel, so
todays questions are:
Typical steel gauge?
Are they a flat unit or do they have curvature to their shape?
Any thoughts on this topic would be much appreciated....thanks. :-)
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Christopher A. Young
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Just use some feeler gage pieces out of a feeler gage set. The type
that you check points on car or lawn mower of the early days of point
and condenser ign systems.. I have done this before and it works
Cool....will have to remember this tip. I finally decided to go ahead
and cut some out of galvanised sheet steel I kicking around
here.....worked like a charm. I think though to be on the safe side I
will still order the manufacturers replacement parts.
Thanks for the tip....much appreciated! :-)
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