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#1 David M. Aronson

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 06:00 PM

After reading up a little bit, I've learned that the Master series arm has problems. The one that concerns me the most is that the arm section nearest to the vest almost constantly goes CLUNK into the elbow unless I contort the arm into an awkward position. I put a small piece of foam latex in the spot, but It's clearly not a permanent fix. Has anyone come up with a solution?
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Posted 14 February 2012 - 11:47 AM

I'm having trouble understanding exactly what a "clunk into the elbow" means. Could you go into a bit more detail or attach a picture illustrating the issue?
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Posted 14 February 2012 - 02:32 PM

I'm having trouble understanding exactly what a "clunk into the elbow" means. Could you go into a bit more detail or attach a picture illustrating the issue?

I think he means the arm "locks" and yes, thats normal with that arm
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#4 Tom Wills

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:11 PM

Actually, from the sound of it, he's saying that the elbow is banging into the arm section nearest the vest. On my Master arm, there's some rubber on the part that the elbow would hit against, to keep it from making a loud noise if it hits. If yours is missing, I'm sure you can find some self-stick rubber pads to put in its place.

If it's something else, I think you need to provide a better description of what's going on.
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Posted 14 February 2012 - 05:23 PM

After reading up a little bit, I've learned that the Master series arm has problems. The one that concerns me the most is that the arm section nearest to the vest almost constantly goes CLUNK into the elbow unless I contort the arm into an awkward position. I put a small piece of foam latex in the spot, but It's clearly not a permanent fix. Has anyone come up with a solution?

Give Robert Luna a call, he's the best at fixing or knowing what is wrong with a master arm.

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#6 David M. Aronson

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 10:49 PM

Actually, from the sound of it, he's saying that the elbow is banging into the arm section nearest the vest. On my Master arm, there's some rubber on the part that the elbow would hit against, to keep it from making a loud noise if it hits. If yours is missing, I'm sure you can find some self-stick rubber pads to put in its place.

If it's something else, I think you need to provide a better description of what's going on.

That's what I was trying to say, you just said it better. The elbow joint hits the end of the arm section. One side of the arm has the rubber pad, the other doesn't.
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 01:36 PM


Actually, from the sound of it, he's saying that the elbow is banging into the arm section nearest the vest. On my Master arm, there's some rubber on the part that the elbow would hit against, to keep it from making a loud noise if it hits. If yours is missing, I'm sure you can find some self-stick rubber pads to put in its place.

If it's something else, I think you need to provide a better description of what's going on.

That's what I was trying to say, you just said it better. The elbow joint hits the end of the arm section. One side of the arm has the rubber pad, the other doesn't.

ah, well, that rubber stuff you can get from almost every store? doorbumpers or so?
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