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Subject: Menda bottles

Menda bottles

From: Simon Moore <simon.moore<-a>
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2005
In Conservation DistList Instance: 17:11 Tuesday, July 15, 2003
I <simon.moore<-a t->hants< . >gov< . >uk> wrote

>I am having problems with Menda bottles--the sort that you push down
>on the lid and a small amount of solvent comes into the dish-like
>receptacle under the hinged cover.  After a few months they stop
>working. ...

For those who might have problems with Menda bottles not sucking up
fluid onto their lidded pans any more:  There is a steel ball just
above the valve where the plastic pipe is attached--if it doesn't
rattle when shaken then it has become stuck.  A pointed implement up
the tube will unstick it and it works again.

    **** Moderator's comments: My apologies for the delay in posting
    a response, caused by a clerical error on my part.

Simon Moore, MIScT, FLS, AMUKIC,ACR,
Conservator of Natural Sciences
Hampshire County Council
Recreation and Heritage Department
Museums and Archives Service
+44 1962 826737

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:3
                  Distributed: Thursday, June 23, 2005
                        Message Id: cdl-19-3-001
Received on Tuesday, 19 April, 2005

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