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700/900: Load Cover Retensioning

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Old Mar 28th, 2011, 12:26   #1
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Default 700/900: Load Cover Retensioning

I have had a number of requests for the instructions for retensioning the spring of the load covers so I am uploading them here (as compressed images). There are also some instructions for modifying the dog guard brackets.






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Old Mar 28th, 2011, 17:13   #2
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Hi,

Just created a PDF for those images which I'll hopefully attach.
The above should also be good for the 900 Series Load Covers as well as they are pretty much the same principle.

However, for those who are still having difficulties note the following points:

1) Do release the remaining roller spring tension
2) Do completely unroll the cover
3) Do not make the mistake of trying this on your own
4) Do not make the mistake of getting your partner in crime to hold the right hand side end cover. When the instructions state "Tension the spring in the roller by turning the left-hand end cover clockwise 23 turns" what they actually mean is that you turn the end cover whilst your partner in crime holds the actual roll and keeps the cover from snagging on the right-hand cover so it can follow the movement of the left. Thus you wind the spring up.

Should be in articles I suspect.

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