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PARIS pumps up a Mk 2 release mechanism

Second shot at unleashing Vulture 1

First up, here are a few components as we initially laid them out on the bench:

The Mk 2 release mechanism components

The threaded bush into which the steel rod screws is actually from the plunger mechanism of a broken cafetiere, which proved an effective way of attaching a standard threaded rod to one of the rubber bungs.

The rubber bung, steel rod and threaded bush

We just glued the bush into the bung with epoxy:

The steel rod fitted through the bung into the bush

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