Not all toaster covers are the same

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Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (wim) » Thu May 24, 2018 6:42 am

I experienced some trouble getting an 88 toaster cover on a coil. It appears about 1 to 2 mm less high than normal, which makes the alu bottom plate difficult to assemble and bend.
Anyone ever experience this?
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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (collin) » Thu May 24, 2018 2:14 pm

Are you 100% sure the toaster cover is an original RIC part?

I've never experienced any variances in the toaster cover size, even swapping between decades of production.
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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (wim) » Thu May 24, 2018 3:17 pm

Pretty sure yes.
I was wary of it at first, but I checked the register for pics of other '87 v64s (it was 87) and they had it too.

http://www.rickresource.com/register/us ... llsize.jpg

http://www.rickresource.com/register/us ... llsize.jpg

http://www.rickresource.com/register/us ... llsize.jpg v69

http://www.rickresource.com/register/us ... llsize.jpg v59

Notice the gap between the base plate and the cover, in the middle. Is not a shadow.
It's actually not easy to assemble

I'll take a picture of it when home
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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (wim) » Thu May 24, 2018 3:50 pm

posted the pic of the guitar I'm talking about on facebook, as it takes larges pics than this forum.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... ater&ifg=1

you can clearly see the difference.
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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (scotty) » Thu May 24, 2018 3:55 pm

Weird and annoying..:(
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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (jdogric12) » Thu May 24, 2018 4:58 pm

So R tailpiece brackets weren't the only thing that changed!!!
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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (scotty) » Thu May 24, 2018 5:32 pm

I can't cope with all this new topic drama.
I'm off for lie down... :D
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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (wim) » Thu May 24, 2018 5:39 pm

Lol
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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (wim) » Thu May 24, 2018 6:59 pm

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Re: Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (jdogric12) » Fri May 25, 2018 10:27 am

They look short!!!
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Not all toaster covers are the same

Postby (8mileshigher) » Tue May 29, 2018 8:20 pm

scotty wrote:I can't cope with all this new topic drama.
I'm off for lie down... :D

wim wrote:Lol

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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