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HELP loose lever posts
the closet concertinist posted a topic in Instrument Construction & RepairHey, I’ve recently acquired an Anglo Wheatstone that sounds like it has done its fair share of travelling and been around for a bit. I’ve been having an absolute blast with it but I am starting to run into an issue. The “posts” (I don’t know if that’s correct terminology) that hold down the spring and lever of the button are starting to work their way loose as I play. Sometime it’s just a little bit of air that leaks but today one spring and lever came completely out of its anchor. Any suggestions? Thanks!
Whoever This Is, Please Stop!
John Dipper posted a topic in Instrument Construction & Repair(See attached image) A quick plea from the C & R Dipper & Son concertina workshop: Who ever is 'wonking' these springs and ruining them in the delightful misbelief that a super-light action won't leak, will you please stop! This is the second instrument we have had in recently, where almost all the springs which were in perfectly good condition, will now need to be replaced, due to the spring-wonker's antics!