This is mostly directed at JoAnne, but I'm happy to read input from anyone. JoAnne proabably already remembers that I own a Glmakra Standard and an Ideal. I bought the Standard new but bough the Ideal on Ebay. JoAnne sent me a lovely document, which helped me narrow down the age of my Ideal to the 80's and it seems the upper lamms have been replaced with home mada lamms. My ideal is a horizontal countermarch and almost every part of the loom is attached to texsolv via screw in eyelets. Does anyone have any idea why someone has put eyelets on all these parts of the loom? Is this how it used to be tied up?
The main reason I'm asking is because I took the eyelets off the shafts and am now having some problems with shafts sometimes. It seems each time I sit down to weave I have to readjust various shafts, because they are uneven. I'm guessing this is due to the way I attached the texsolv to the shaft bars.
I'm now transitioning to the exact same way my Standard is tied up.