The 5’s stay bolts tightened

The 5’s stay was found to be loose on its headstock, during preparations for aligning the 5’s clapper.  The stay could be easily pushed from side to side, moving the top of the stay about an inch.

The two bolts securing the stay to its headstock were tightened up to make them snug, though not overtight as that would crush wood fibers where their washers seat on the stay.

All the other stays were checked as well, with no other loose stay found.

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