Dave Van Stralen

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    Victoria S95/S96 Instruction Manual

    Attached is the instruction manual for the Victoria wheel

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    David 3 / Spring 2 - Beater arm is rubbing on the side of the loom

    If you are experiencing that your beater seems to rub on one side of the loom when it is moved, your beater hinges - hinge hooks, are likely set to different height positions.      To resolve, meas...

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    Spring 2 / David 3 - tie up cords catch on each other - how do I resolve this ?

    There was some early feedback that treadle cords (tie up cords) were catching on each other, therefore we added a groove to eliminate that possibility.   Basically, screw the screws in so they are ...

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    David 3 / Spring 2 - Shed is small - beater is too high

    When assembling either of these looms, you set the beater height randomly and it is usually too high and usually needs to be adjusted.   If the bottom shed is being deflected upwards by the beater ...

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    David 3 - sticking shaft

    If your new David 3 has a shaft or two that do not want to return without help - ie, push the treadle and the treadle stays down - try increasing the spring tension under the shelf.   Remove the sh...

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    Megado - harness end keeps coming loose

    We have had some users report problems with the wire harness ends coming out of the harness bars even though the user has pushed them fully together. The hole in the harness bar is drilled at a sli...

  • Dave Van Stralen created an article,

    S51 Product Information

    The S51 was made in the 1990’s.   It is essentially the same as an S10 but the main wheel has 6 spokes.   It uses all the same accessories as the S10 Here is a list of common accessories available ...

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    A shaft is slanted - Megado

    See this Article - Megado - a shaft is slanted

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    Spring 2 Leg System

    Louet has developed a system to lift the Spring loom off the floor by approximately 14” so that a weaver can more easily do the tie ups without crawling.   It’s is product # WA0416 and can be order...

  • Dave Van Stralen created an article,

    Victoria - Flyer disconnects while spinning

    Some Victoria owners have experienced their flyers disconnecting and falling off while spinning. There are a couple reasons why this can happen. Your flyer was not locked in properly and engaged t...