[Harp-L] Saxony spring

Sheltraw macaroni9999@xxxxx
Wed May 3 14:39:49 EDT 2017

Thanks Joe

I have got extra springs. 


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> On May 3, 2017, at 10:48 AM, Joseph Leone <3n037 at xxxxx> wrote:
> You may have gotten unlucky BUT this model is relatively new, so time will tell. We have to watch and see how many people have this problem.
> You ‘may’ be able to do something I have been doing since 1956. Replace the spring with a #2 safety pin. That’s the one that is about 1 1/2” long,
> (38mm). The legs, when open will have a departure angle of roughly 45 degrees. You may have to adjust to suit the amount of tension you prefer.
> IOW spread legs and tension goes UP, Squeeze them together and tension goes DOWN. Choose high quality pin, chrome plated, preferably a 
> quilt makers pin.
> smo-joe 
>> On May 3, 2017, at 11:26 AM, Sheltraw <macaroni9999 at xxxxx> wrote:
>> I have had two Saxony springs break within four months of use on two different Saxony chromatics. Is anybody else experiencing poor spring quality or did I just get unlucky?
>> Daniel
>> Sent from my iPhone

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