I am unable to generate enough hand pressure to reinstall a presto tailpiece cover. This is an older prewar presto. First one I’ve ever reinstalled, usually I remove them. I cannot get the two little nubs to line up with the two little indentions. I can get one ear on but not enough hand or finger strength to get other side on, and thus cannot complete presto tailpiece cover reassembly.
There is likely a trick or two to this, so I figured I’d ask. Thank you.
I find installing covers onto vintage Prestos no more difficult than modern reproductions.
There’s a trick to getting the holes at the right spacing to snap in while getting a touch wider spacing near the bend so that you have a nice friction fit as you close the cover.
BTW, I do this one-handed (not by choice).
I don't know if there's a trick to getting those covers on because I just seem to be able do it somehow. My only suggestion is to simply keep trying, perhaps attempting different approach angles.
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