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As noted in the pedal board thread just picked up an old RMC2 wah from @Roryfan that I've fallen in love with. I'd like to tighten up the treadle so I can get the cocked wah sound but it's the old school design with a torsion spring. here's what Geoffrey says on his adjustment page:

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS FOR OLDER RMC WAH CASES

If the feel of your RMC wah is too soft/loose, you can tighten it up by tightening the small hex nuts on the inside of the pedal. One is near the battery area. You should be able to tighten that one enough to firm up the feel, without even getting to the other nut located under the pc board.

If you feel the action is too tight/stiff, you can loosen the same nut.

If you adjust the nut under the pc board, make sure the screw shaft does not contact the underside of the pcb.

As something of a last ditch effort, the case can be fully dismantled, the flat spring turned around 180 degrees (so the built-in angle falls in a different place), and then all reassembled. (The "flat spring" is the metal "strap" that runs over the axle which attaches the rocker to the base. The flat spring is what exerts added pressure as you tighten the nuts mentioned at the beginning of this section.)


I'm afraid I'm at the last ditch effort as the two screws are as tight as they're going to get.

Does anyone know, and have experience with, how to remove a treadle?

 

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@bduguay is the man.

I'll be in London later this week & can drop the pedal off for you if you like (Brian lives 10 minutes from my place).
 

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@bduguay is the man.

I'll be in London later this week & can drop the pedal off for you if you like (Brian lives 10 minutes from my place).
I'll keep that in mind but i might be good for awhile. I was able to get a socket on the rear nut and give it a good crank. The front is under the board, and outside of allowing me to see it that little window is useless, LOL. I was able to lift the board just enough to get an open ended wrench on the nut but could only get a half turn out of it. Treadle actually feels good now and holds it's place. If it starts to come loose again after playing for a bit I'll get it over to @bduguay . Thanks for the offer of transport :)

 
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