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Hello all. New member. I recently got a Shimpo RK-2 (1974) and it works great except that the pedal/arm is very stiff. I have to use the lever rather than the pedal because applying pressure via my foot is very hard to do. Is there an adjustment I can make to “loosen” it up a bit? Also, it does not have holes for bats. I was considering the ones sold at Kreuger Pottery. Are they a pretty standard size or is there something I should be looking for? I appreciate the help.
Hey everybody, I’m having trouble with my Shimpo. It was given to me by my college because it was sitting in a corner collecting dust. it runs, but it definitely needs new motor mounts and some work underneath. my main concern is that it isn’t running in the forward mode or counterclockwise, instead it’s running clockwise in reverse and forward. the parts number for the is tanac006232-rk2, but the part has been discontinued seeing as though the wheel was manfactured some time between the late 60s and mid 70s. Is there any way to resolve this issue through soldering, as a