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Dismantling a Small Cylinder Music Box Movement
By David Butler

Following Don Cain's advice [171228 MMDigest] I have borrowed various
books on restoring music boxes.  I have successfully removed the comb,
let down the spring fully.  I then removed the governor assembly, with
no damage.  Then I removed to two screws holding the spring assembly
to the base plate.

Now my problem is that I cannot lift the spring assembly away from the
base plate because the cylinder shaft is preventing it.  I need a little
advice, please.

David Butler


(Message sent Wed 24 Jan 2018, 13:17:47 GMT, from time zone GMT-0800.)

Key Words in Subject:  Box, Cylinder, Dismantling, Movement, Music, Small

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