Bluethner Repetition

Robert B Edwardsen
Mon Aug 4 02:39 MDT 1997

>I always pop it out to increase tension.  Often just letting 
>come up along the rep. lever will increase enough.  I'm not sure 
>how you use the "little curved on the end" to increase tension?
>For me...increase rep. tension=pop from groove and pull up as 
>needed.  Decrease tension=caress the spring to decrease the 
>curvature of the wire.

I try to change the tension by increasing (to lower tension) or decreasing
(to raise tension) the size of the repetition spring coil rather than
changing the curvature of the wire.

Rob Edwardsen
21 Courtenay Circle
Pittsford, NY 14534-2101