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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Mar 1st, 12, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
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Remove "Contacts" On Points?

How are the contact point(s) of contact breakers attached to the little spring like arms?

I am trying to fix my original 67 clock & Iím almost there. I have cleaned it with this special stuff from Radio Shack & sanded down the contact points that were burnt. Everything is working out good so far except the contact points donít line up very well. They are off center of one another a good bit. I would like to line them up better.

Are the barrel shaped contacts just soldered on? If so, I thought maybe I could heat one up until it comes off, & then re-solder it back on in a better aligned position. Thanks
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Re: Remove "Contacts" On Points?

Some are swaged in place like a solid rivet,
Some are brazed.
I would see if the arms the contacts are attached upon could be bent for better alignment, or the hinge of the movable contact bent for alignment.

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