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#152295 06/04/04 06:19 PM
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Trumpy Offline OP
Here's a couple of pics of an old timer I took out of a factory a few months ago.
It was used as a Defrost timer on a Freezer.
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Here is the outer case, made of Cast iron.

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Here is a shot of the nameplate of the timer, sorry about the poor quality of the pics, it was pretty dark where I was working at the time.
I had another shot of the inside of the timer enclosure, but I must have accidently deleted it
Darn!. [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by Trumpy (edited 06-04-2004).]

#152296 06/05/04 07:26 PM
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Trumpy, these time clocks were used in abundance in the UK one area they were used in was street lighting columns you would find a clock in the bottom of each lamp post. Still lots of them about even today.

#152297 06/06/04 04:58 PM
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Yes, I've seen these old Horstmann units before. They often turn up in places like old village halls for timed switching of heating or lights.

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