Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Oliver: Please sir, may I have some more?


This is my Oliver Model 3. The type bars need some work at the moment and one key needs to be replaced but the rest of the mechanism is working well. WD40 works wonders on rust frozen parts as long as you go back and oil them properly afterwards, it is no replacement for oil as it will soon evaporate away.

I think the Oliver may have suffered from an impact on the top in shipping. I'll have to remove the type bar supports and look at the best way of truing everything up.

We'll see how this all pans out.
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