This is the third and final keyboard Glock I have in for repair, and is the newest. The mechanism inside is the same as the last one (1008) with one modification. The case also has a couple of minor changes, but the had stopped doing the sign writing.
In the picture above you can see a horizontal wooden bar, this is one of the case modifications. The key I am pressing has lifted the hammer and the felted bar it rests on can be seen. This stops the spring bouncing and therefore work hardening. I have however had to remove the thud it makes as it lands.
The above photos show the strip down stages prior to cleaning. Below are all the bits.
After cleaning the case, an interesting feature was revealed:
Therefore the other two were made earlier, the earliest being Victorian!
Alongside the mammoth and mundane task of cleaning, I undertake the repairs:
Whilst they were glueing, I started the reassembly, cutting lots and lots of felt washers:
After cleaning and polishing the keys look great, the far keys have just been rudimentarily cleaned.
With all the keys cleaned and repaired, the keyboard bed re-felted and fitted firmly, the mechanisms can be cleaned and fitted ready for setting up.