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Old 5th May 2019, 4:59 pm   #80
Uncle Bulgaria
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Cornwall, UK.
Posts: 349
Default Re: Ferrograph 4A: Restoration advice needed

Originally Posted by Ted Kendall View Post
Yes. You can adjust the shaft tilt by the three tensioned mounting screws of the spooling motors.
On mine the screws are not tensioned, except by the weight of the motors hanging off them when the machine is lying down. The screws each thread into hex standoffs that butt up against the top plate, and have their other end connected to the long hex screws that hold the rotor bearings and motor assembly together.

The standoffs are all the same length, so adding washers as shims seems the only option. From the quality of the rest of the machine, this lack of precision seems unlikely!
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