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Otto Skorzeny #1469386 Mon Oct 03 2022 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Otto Skorzeny
What is that secondary spring on Summit's repop?

Since the clearance on the shaft is pretty generous to prevent carbon deposits from locking up the valve, that's an anti-rattle spring. Some valves have a short stud built into the housing, and a small coil spring hooked to it for the same purpose.

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Guitplayer #1469439 Mon Oct 03 2022 08:07 PM
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