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    Zeit 41 airburst/impact

    I had a look through my relic fuses and decided to pull one to bits
    as a bit of a display fuse.
    This came to bits very nicely and with a little brush up and oil
    most of the internals now move.

    I would like to pull one of my 67s and 70 marked fuses down but
    dont know if i have the courage in case it goes horrible.
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    well done phill it takes courage to strip these fuzes down, the thing to remember is to make sure the arming spindle is screwed fully down, otherwise it difficult to move the cogs back .!

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    Well done Phil.
    How did you get the 3 screws shifted?
    I've had one of these soaking in oil for 3 weeks (to try and undo it as you have) but the screws don't want to move. Did you heat it up?
    Dave.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fuzeman View Post
    well done phill it takes courage to strip these fuzes down, the thing to remember is to make sure the arming spindle is screwed fully down, otherwise it difficult to move the cogs back .!
    Thanks Steve,i have actully done another but the arming spindle damaged
    the triangular brass peice with teeth on the bottom,as it looks like it was fouling the threads on the spindle.

    Best phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by SG500 View Post
    Well done Phil.
    How did you get the 3 screws shifted?
    I've had one of these soaking in oil for 3 weeks (to try and undo it as you have) but the screws don't want to move. Did you heat it up?
    Dave.
    Hi Dave,i dont think oil will make much difference as i didnt use any.

    hold the fuse in the vice by the arming spindle upside down and carefully
    heat the approximate lengh of the screw.
    with a very good screw driver simulate an impact driver by using very little
    taps wilst turning slowley,but you may need to clean the screw slots out first.
    I used a mini flame torch which concerntrated its heat in one spot only.
    whatever you do try and get the best purchase on the screw head as you can as they are fairly soft heads.

    Best phil

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    Hats off to you again old chap! I do like to see these restoration projects of yours.

    best

    waff

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    Dont forget the det is still in place very near to the base where the screws are .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fuzeman View Post
    Dont forget the det is still in place very near to the base where the screws are .
    No problems there steve as oil penetration has rendered everything
    FFE.

    Best phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by satan18 View Post
    Hi Dave,i dont think oil will make much difference as i didnt use any.

    hold the fuse in the vice by the arming spindle upside down and carefully
    heat the approximate lengh of the screw.
    with a very good screw driver simulate an impact driver by using very little
    taps wilst turning slowley,but you may need to clean the screw slots out first.
    I used a mini flame torch which concerntrated its heat in one spot only.
    whatever you do try and get the best purchase on the screw head as you can as they are fairly soft heads.

    Best phil
    Hi Phil, you're a star, thanks, did all that with the fuze that has now been in oil for 4 weeks, warmed it up a bit and all the screws came out, job done!

    Dave.

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    Nice one Dave.
    Any chance of some piccies of it soon please?


    best

    waff

 

 
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