Gredag® and Oildag® [NOT DONE] Mold Oil (3-in-1, Mobil Velocite)
An Illustrated Parts List
The Plates in the various editions of the Thompson manual do not show everything. The Parts Lists identify almost (but not quite) everything, but do not illustrate anything. This is an attempt to joint the two, with photographs of actual parts and comments as necessary.
Principles of Operation
You can't fix it if you don't know how it works. Surveys of the operation of specific Thompson subsystems, often at a schematic level.
DONE: Drive Train (Lanston/US, with Clutch Shifter / Speed Ranges)
NOT DONE: Molds. Mold Cooling. Vertical Mold Blade Gibs and Lubrication. Choker Valve.
SEE ALSO: "Identifying Thompson Matrix Carriers and Holders" in the Illustrated Parts List.
Disassembly and Reassembly
Modern Commercial Replacement Parts
Finding modern, commercially available, replacement parts. Oil Cups. The Sight Feed Oiler. Hand Wheel Handles. [Motors.]
[NOT DONE] Making new instances of traditional Thompson parts.
Re-burnering for propane.
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