The Biggin Hill Omnibus

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Tue Feb 7 16:25:30 CST 2017

On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 1:46 PM, Tony Duell <ard.p850ug1 at> wrote:
> As for motors, I had to strip the punch motor in the PC04 today...
> ...the motor was solid. The bearing oil had turned to something rembling tar.

I recently did that with a Model 19 Teletype motor.  The goo wasn't as
black as tar, but I would call it something between "caramel" and

Bit of cleaning, bit of manipulation, and a bit of new oil and the
motor spins smooth as silk.


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