Counterspring problem on a Durst ac800 enlarger

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  1. bonbix3

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    Hi all, My name is Tony, I just build a darkroom with some friend. We have no experience and heaps of question! We bought a Durst AC800 enlarger and it came dismantled. the counterweight spring at the back of the column was as well apart. I put everything back together but can t figure out how to put the counterweight spring. As a result i cant simply use the grip to move the head up and down. I can t find anything on internet about it.

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    Search this string: Durst AC800 schematic

    First few hits have links to two different instruction manuals for the enlarger.
     
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    The user s manual is but not the service manual. they do explain how to change the counterweight spring but it s different on the AC 800.
    thanks
     
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    This is also a fun read for whenever you get that Durst working...
    Dante Stella

    My first enlarger was a Durst and they are pretty nice so I hope you can install the spring and start using it.
     
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    Thanks Dave442, i can t wait to start using it!
     
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    I figure it out, now that i know how it goes, i think i could have figure that out before! a picture for anyone one day who may have the same problem! Thanks


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