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Roll Tab Hooks on Ampico B Take-up Spool
By Randy Hayno

Hello all, here's a tip for Ampico "B" owners, that you probably
all already know but I had to discover it on my own, so here it is.

The Ampico B take-up spool has tee-shaped hooks around it for the
D-ring on the roll to automatically hook on when playing and release
when re-rolled.

I have many rolls with the QRS type of end tab with the grommet
and I had problems with them not hooking onto the take-up.  Finally
I realized they are wood screws and I took a pliers and turned one of
the hooks sideways and viola, problem solved.  I use that sideways
hook to play all my rolls with grommet end tabs.

I hope this helps someone; don't know why I ignored the problem for

Randy Hayno
Madisonville, Louisiana

(Message sent Fri 5 Nov 2010, 15:56:49 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  Ampico, B, Hooks, Roll, Spool, Tab, Take-up

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