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12-13-2017, 08:08 AM   #1
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What to look for in a used MX Winder?

Now that Iíll have a MX in my life again after nearly 40 years, Iíd like to find a MX Winder. I remember that I much preferred the ergonomics of my old ones when they were motorized. (I had MX Motors with the Nicad packs before, but that doesnít sound practical.)

What should I be looking out for in a used MX Winder?

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QuoteOriginally posted by Ken Ford Quote
What should I be looking out for in a used MX Winder?
One that works

Apart from that the battery cover is a bit flimsy so be worth asking that question of any seller. Although you can tape it up if the lugs are broken.
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Uh-oh. Are they generally DOA at this point?

---------- Post added 12-13-17 at 02:49 PM ----------

I found an EX condition one at KEH. Possibly a little pricey, but at least is warranted to not be DOA.
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The battery compartment closes with a plastic screw into plastic, which is often stripped.
After 30+ years there can be failures of other operational parts, many of which Eric can fix.



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