Barber Direct Drive

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  1. danohat

    danohat Senior Member

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    I've had it for 6 or so years, it's very lightly used and it won't work. Just bought a new battery and it still doesn't work. Light won't come on. Anybody got an idea of what's going on?
     

  2. WhiteEpiLP

    WhiteEpiLP Senior Member

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    Crack her open and start looking for unconnected solder joints.
     
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  3. sonar

    sonar Senior Member

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    My first guess is the switch. 3PDT's have a tendency to get fouled-up where a cleaning might help if you have some contact cleaner. They also have a relatively short lifespan for an on-off switch that you hit with your foot.

    10-15 years ago I was all about the 3PDT. Now I understand why the relay made a comeback. 3PDT's are neither the most reliable nor elegant solution for true bypass.
     

  4. danohat

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    I looked in it before posting this thread. It looks beautiful inside.
     

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