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Old 05-11-2005, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by baddbob
Go to your parts store and ask if they sell any gun rebuild kits, some of the parts are interchangeable so you may find a kit with the packing you need. Most of the older guns seem to use a cotton material. Or look around the house and shop for a suitable material to make your own. Felt may also work. Bob
Thanks Bob, Is there anything special that i need to know? How thick should it be or does that really matter? What purpose does that material do anyway? Is it some sort of cushion for the needle? I know it is probably dumb questions to most, I just dont know about these things having never delt with them, and being mostly self taught leaves allot of gaps in my knowledge.

Thanks for helping.

BK
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