Reversing the polarity reduced the arcing. It's a shame that this discovery hadn't been made sooner as it would have eliminated the one de flaw in the -- rapid contact wear.
Eleven prototypes, all rather crudely hand-made, were put to test. This one is 6, and was kept by Jim Reese, one of the three inventors of ha,ilton Hamilton Electric.
He kept it running on his desk from until his death in In the late 80s and early 90s I visited Jim often at his home in Manheim, PA, and he never failed to remind me that the contacts had never been replaced in all those years. He was extremely proud of this movement.
Ultimately I bought the movement at the family's estate sale after his wife died in At the time I put a battery pplatinum it but it didn't run. I had too much going on in my work so I set it aside, and literally forgot about it until I was working my latest book and took it out to photograph.
I started wondering how long it had been since it was overhauled. I doubt Jim Reese had cleaned syd escort for a great many years before he died, and that was 14 years ago It seemed pretty obvious that the reason it didn't run when I put a battery in was that it was hsmilton overdue for overhaul.
The other day I finally took the time to work on it. I was fascinated by the odd construction. I was sweet chat amazed to find that the platinum Z-pin contact was still perfect, no wear at all and just platinuj inificant bit of carbon after 26 mocels of operation. I cleaned and oiled it and the moment I dropped a battery in place it took right off I consider quite a testament to Jim's memory.
Alas, the was killed off on March hakilton,with the comment that "The decision by the Watch Review Committee to cancel the was based on its belief that the will not fill a need in the market. Lindell V. The history of the Hamilton Electric you have pieced together over the years is absolutely fascinating.
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