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Ken - it's fun rewinding yourself too! I hadn't done it in 30 years ago, and have now done a few since starting up again. But instead of rewinding a couple arms a week, it's now one a year if I'm lucky...

I see Superhornets is online, so maybe he can help out. There's also a whole long thread on SlobBlog by a guy named Havlicek, and it's fabulous! Lots of old motors around, and arms, but whether they work or not is kind of by chance. A friend here just got two Champion 36Ds via ebay and both were dead on arrival... when a motor's 40 years old, you takes your chances... I've actually found a lot of the old ones work amazingly well, but one can never be sure!

We have some excellent motor men here at SlotForum, like Derek Cooper and John Secchi, but don't know if they do any rewinds these days.

Don

PS: a rather scary looking Mura can!
 

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Ken,

What's interesting too is that John started out as an old 60s rewinder, like a lot of us, and shares the whole trial and errror process of learning once again how to rewind motors and doing it as if you were 15 again in 1967, but with all the technical knowledge you've learned as an adult - but with 60s technology! He's a real craftsman, and that comes through in his work.

I've got a couple of John's motors and they're really works of art! With a little luck, one of them will be powering an upcoming vintage racer...

The basic rewinding process isn't that hard, but after that... the devil is in the details!

Don
 
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