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Noisy timer
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For Intermatic: Release timer mechanism from enclosure using thumb spring located top of timer.
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Apply white grease (bicycle grease) to edge of tripper and contact point with override lever
noisy timer
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The override lever clicks back-forth each time tripper passes
Add white grease to contact points, on tripper and on lever to reduce noise
The override will still make audibe sound
WH40 timer Add white grease Inside WH40 timer
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Timer mounted to wood
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Musical instruments are made of wood

Mount timer to structural sound-deadening material such as blue styrafoam.
Screw timer very tight to wood support
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