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47722

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

I am so pleased.I must say that I have learnt something from your exercise.I have never taken a scale off a Fowler and the use of a paper clip had never
David Gabbitas
9:43 AM
#47722
 
47721

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

Indeed, I solved it last night--with the hammer! I put the unit on a pillow, and with a hammer and small screwdriver gently tapped the outer ring, moving step
Dino Marcantonio
8:21 AM
#47721
 
47720

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

I am not at home at the moment. I return on 15th April. When I am home I could try to dismantle my unit but you may have solved the problem by then!I would
David Gabbitas
12:03 AM
#47720
 
47718

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

Dino: Hard to tell if the glass disc is removed or not. If not use a suction cup and pull up gently until it pops off. Then make a tool with a paperclip to fit
Don DiGalbo
8:24 PM
#47718
 
47719

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

OK, thanks for the info. I'll keep trying. It's a beautiful little thing, I'd love to get it in working order.Dino On Monday, March 27, 2017 3:13 PM, "David
Dino Marcantonio
8:24 PM
#47719
 
47717

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

It doesn't budge. I'm about ready to take a hammer to it. On Sunday, March 26, 2017 7:24 PM, "Dino Marcantonio dvmarcantonio@... [sliderule]"
Dino Marcantonio
Mar 27
#47717
 
47716

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

On the larger rules, which I know better, I have never found one that had any glue. There are rules with the back held on by small screws and others that are
David Gabbitas
Mar 27
#47716
 
47715

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

OK, I'll try that. Any chance it's glued on? It's pretty snug. I've tried applying (with a toothpick) some rubbing alcohol to dissolve glue if there's any, but
Dino Marcantonio
Mar 26
#47715
 
47714

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

Continue to remove the back of the casing by pushing against it's edge with a small screwdriver. I hope that this works for you.Dave Gabbitas On Saturday,
David Gabbitas
Mar 26
#47714
 
47713

Gisborne Fire Danger Meter

Gisborne Fire Danger Meter Has any one come across one of these slide rule devices: Gisborne Fire Danger Meter See details at
peibumblebee
Mar 25
#47713
 
47712

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

I've uploaded a couple of photos showing how far I've got. I'm stuck at this point. The folder "Fowler Maintenance" is
Dino Marcantonio
Mar 25
#47712
 
47711

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

There's a bezel ring on the front that is held on by friction. In my Fowler, if pushed all the way down the glass presses against the hub in the centre making
Paul Anderson
Mar 25
#47711
 
47710

Re: Maintenance of Fowler Calculator

I don't know. I haven't dismantelled one of the type you show in the picture. Having divided the case can you not get to the rear of the rule without having
David Gabbitas
Mar 25
#47710
 
47709

New file uploaded to sliderule

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sliderule@yahoogroups.com
Mar 24
#47709
 
47708

New file uploaded to sliderule

Hello, This email message is a notification to let you know that a file has been uploaded to the Files area of the sliderule group. File : /SLIDE RULE
sliderule@yahoogroups.com
Mar 24
#47708
 
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