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271338 Matthew Groves <grovesthegrey@g...> 2020‑06‑27 Brace jaw spring shape
I’m rehabbing this No. 73 brace. 

Anyone have a picture of this style brace spring?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kwxy34jnv8t145f/Photo%20Jun%2025%2
C%209%2029%2035%20PM.jpg?dl=0

Mine looks re-shaped, and certainly isn’t doing its job correctly. 

Matthew Groves 
Springfield, MO
271342 george@g... 2020‑06‑28 Re: Brace jaw spring shape
Hello Galooterati-

After some poking around, I found this Millers Falls patent at 
georgesbasement:

https://www.georgesbasement.com/galootsales/Sale08272005/Bra
ceB&D-122/USPatNo01880521.JPG
and in the flesh:
https://www.georgesbasement.com/galootsales/Sale08272005/Brac
eB&D-122/ChuckApart-591.JPG

Matthew's spring isn't far in appearance from the patent's spring.
Maybe just needs adjustment.

George Langford,
enduring sequesterment in SE PA since mid-March,
and still working on a massive Internet security issue.
george@g...

Matthew Groves has found something useful to do:
271343 Ed Minch <ruby1638@a...> 2020‑06‑28 Re: Brace jaw spring shape
Hey George

Great to hear from you.  I have spent time on a couple of occasions in your
(virtual) basement, most recenly fixing a North/Stanley brace.  Hope your
security issue is not too bad.

Ed Minch
271344 Matthew Groves <grovesthegrey@g...> 2020‑06‑28 Re: Brace jaw spring shape
Thank you, George!

What I had not understood before your info was that the spring tips actually
connect to those jaws via that groove and hole.

It all makes sense now!

Matthew Groves
Springfield, MO

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