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Paper Gaskets Under Pneumatics
By Bruce Clark

Regarding paper gaskets under pneumatics, I am not so sure
I would recommend that.  Not long ago, I assisted a friend to
obtain a fully restored Ampico.  Everything appeared to be very
well restored.  After a few days, pneumatics began to separate from
the stack.  Someone had carefully made paper gaskets.

I had to remove the stack, remove the remains of the paper gaskets
and re-glue the pneumatics in place without the gaskets.  Perhaps the
problem was the type and thickness of the gaskets? I am now retired
from the restoration business, but I enjoy helping others with

Bruce Clark

(Message sent Tue 5 Dec 2017, 20:08:45 GMT, from time zone GMT-0800.)

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