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Old 02-20-2013, 01:24 AM   #1
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I've searched all around but haven't found any info on how people are securing their Love controllers to the collar. The little plastic clips that mine came with only allow for a very thin panel thickness, and I've got 3/4" wood. How has everyone secured them that mounts them directly to the collar?

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Old 02-20-2013, 03:10 AM   #2
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mine slide back far enough - not a problem for getting the clips to clamp to the face.

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Well crap. They must have changed the design. It seems the max panel thickness on mine is no more than 1/8".

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at the Dwyer Instruments website, all the Love boxes look adjustable to me - post a pic of the side view of yours...


it should slide on from the back until pressing against the back of your cutout, panel thickness be damned...(within reason)

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Unfortunately, the new design had two discrete clips that actually slide on from the side, not from the back. Here are a couple pictures.





And here's the Dwyer drawing:

http://www.dwyer-inst.com/images/TS2_DD.pdf

My only idea at this point is to enlarge the cutout and then use a piece of SS sheet metal I glue to the wood.

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ahhh - that whole back section that "protects" the wires can be unclipped and discarded... that will make your rails show up and you can slide the clips further back.

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ahhh - that whole back section that "protects" the wires can be unclipped and discarded... that will make your rails show up and you can slide the clips further back.
I don't believe so. Those ridges are only at the front so it wouldn't be able to ratchet to anything further back. Additionally, those clips slide in on these slots:

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That black plastic around the back wire section - doesn't remove? I don't have this model, but I have three different Love models, and on all three, the wire protector (a plastic "U") un-snaps off the back, revealing more ridges.

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Well I wasn't thinking there'd be more ridges if I removed that piece, but even if there are, it's clear the slot ends there, so I don't know how the clip would attach and slide. I'll take a look at it when I get home tonight though.

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