. Thanks for the reply. At the moment, the gears have been degreased and have a light coating of WD40. I planned to use gear oil to lubricate the system once I get it working. Do you recall what the error in the factory exploded drawing was?
No, don't recall what the error was in the drawing.
The SL expert on the Sea Tiger pointed it out while I was on the phone
He recommended I use motor
oil on the pawls and springs, then salt-water wheel
bearing grease in the rest of it. (Ace Hardware)
Get new seals
, I don't anything else really wears out in the 555.