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Tone Dumb Greg

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Pokerwork Bass button repair
« on: August 29, 2017, 11:45:59 AM »

I was playing out recently and the B/E bass button on my pokerwork popped out into my hand. Is this likely to be a broken spring? If so, is it a reasonable DIY fix or would it better to get it to the expert?
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Re: Pokerwork Bass button repair
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2017, 12:40:21 PM »

Ah! Just found Ollie's thread on this from 2010. Looks to have the info I need.
http://forum.melodeon.net/index.php?topic=3305.0
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Re: Pokerwork Bass button repair
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2017, 01:08:23 PM »

Might not be a broken spring Greg. If the button just popped into your hand it may have just unscrewed itself or become detached from its lever, and that's very simple to rectify.
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Re: Pokerwork Bass button repair
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2017, 01:30:58 PM »

Unlikely to be a broken spring.  Three possibilities come to mind:
1 Is it just the button that popped out if so it is a push fit onto the end of the rod that you should see where the button should be.  It's loose enough to come off so will need a few drops of superglue to hold it. 

2 If the rod is attached to the button then the small nail that acts as a hinge pin needs to be replaced.

3 if the rod is broken you will need a new rod.
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