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 Posted: Mon Jun 3rd, 2019 05:18 pm
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Jeff Jones
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The rotating contact on the switch for my cake is about ready to snap off.  See attached pic (the one contact has a crack and is bent up 90 degrees).  Does anyone have this part, or a whole switch available?




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 Posted: Mon Jun 3rd, 2019 11:20 pm
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Lane Shirey
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Jeff, do you think someone could silver solder your piece?  It would conduct well and I don’t think there’s enough current through it to melt it.  

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 Posted: Tue Jun 4th, 2019 01:05 pm
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Kim Frank
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 Posted: Tue Jun 11th, 2019 01:55 am
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Jeff Jones
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It's alive once again! Kudos to Mr. Frank for the lifeline :)

https://youtu.be/xb5LsI4QGVw

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 Posted: Tue Jun 11th, 2019 02:00 am
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The switch clicks are much crisper and more defined now too...when I got the fan speeds 4 and 5 were kind of soft and didn't really snap into position. Just figured that was just the way it was. Must have been that part getting ready to break.  Plus it only lined up with off about every 4th cycle around...now it lines up perfectly every time.

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 Posted: Tue Jun 11th, 2019 03:41 am
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Richard Daugird
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That is because Kim is a master.

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 Posted: Tue Jun 11th, 2019 05:57 pm
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And Kim is a true gentleman, kind and generous!

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