Tel ray Oilcan

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  1. fixer2

    fixer2 New Member

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    Hi I just got a 1977 Morley Oilcan delay and I’m looking for parts mine is in very rough shape and maybe missing some parts it’s taken apart I don’t see the pick ups the wipers that go near the spinning disc and help or Leeds would be great .
     
  2. Chris-in-LA

    Chris-in-LA Well-Known Member

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    Leeds, England? Oilcan delay? Spinning disc? I’m confused.
     
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    thetragichero Well-Known Member

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    i have no help to add but these are real neat!
     
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    Check out Uncle Doug:
     
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    Chris-in-LA Well-Known Member

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    The Uncle Doug video was one I’d seen before but I remembered nothing of it. A senior moment. So, an actual can of oil. What a strange pedal!
     
  6. alpha al

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    Gibson and Fender used those as well. They almost always leak oil. I've heard that the oil contains PCB, a known carcinogen. Cannot confirm that.
     
  7. alpha al

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    It's an electrostatic delay system. There's a disc immersed in oil that spins. The can looks like a standard paint can.
     
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    Sounds practical. I'd probably toss it and get a new pedal. :)
     

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