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Door frames

PostPost by: shaun » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:36 am

Finally rebuilt door frames re chromed , new base brass pulleys and modified stainless cable clamps which house the cable in the head so the clamp can be tightened on the glass level
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PostPost by: shaun » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:38 am

Photo of clamp
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PostPost by: nmauduit » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:22 am

thank you for the photos. Did you do the cable lock yourself?
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PostPost by: shaun » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:28 am

Yes , machined from a M10 316 cap head machined down with a close fitting shoulder through glass . 1/4 unf. Thread and a 4mm internal thread for grub screw
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PostPost by: el-saturn » Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:22 am

nice workmanship shawn!! ........looks like swiss precision - congrats sandy
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PostPost by: englishmaninwales » Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:14 pm

The internal grub screw is a real advantage over the original set up. I used recently a similar design from Alex Black when replacing a broken cable.
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