|Roger Harvey||13/10/2019 16:51:10|
|8 forum posts|
Can anyone help?
I have a Moore and Wright DR961 0 –
This is a direct reading mechanical as opposed to electronic mechanism. It reads to
This is a favourite micrometer of mine due to the direct reading so I was upset when it fell out of my overall coat pocket when I picked up the coat to put it on. The micrometer fell onto a concrete floor with the result that the thimble sprung off the knurled operating knob. After a lot of attempts I have managed to relocate the thimble back in the correct location. The direct reading figures and graduations are correctly located within the transparent window in the thimble. Unfortunately when the thimble with the attached spindle is screwed back into the body of the micrometer and the thimble located at either the “
I have contacted Bowers Group who have Moore and Wright as one of their companies. A Mr Alex Glover Repairs & Calibration Manager (in-house
If anyone on the forum can help I would be extremely grateful
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There is a metric version on Ebay at the moment and it quotes a British paten number BRIT.PAT.1158293 which may give a clue -- might have look tomorrow too late right now !
|Michael Gilligan||13/10/2019 23:57:06|
15750 forum posts
Allow me, John
... You’ve done the difficult bit already
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Well done Michael, hopefully this will help Roger to figure out how to "time" the micrometer
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