Bobbins bent up on wrapper.

Obviously this was pointed out on another thread, they must have be like that since l got it years ago, must have taken a bit of abuse to bend them, if l got them straightened maybe that would cure my plastic ripping problem.


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Iv been trying to fix it for years, l like the mchale cut and hold with that arm thingy.

I had a parmiter TR86 with a modified single acting ram as the cut and hold, it worked just fine. I did however spend up to £500 quid on it over a few years on new belts, a new tyre and new roller bearings but that's just maintenance..

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