I think I said this but for timing< when the ram is down(normal relaxed position) is the shellplate sitting in the indents? If yes ,it is correct.
Now raise the ram, your shellplate will index, does it rotate and then stop with the shellplate dropped in the detent(they are those dimples underneith,the ball in the shellplate drops in them)? If yes then it is timed.When you move the ram it should be deliberate and at a steady speed,if you just creep along it messes up the timing and that is why you sometimes will have to jiggle it to get it to drop in the detents.
If your shellplate doesn't drop in, the timing is off. Now go try it and tell us what it does.
Don't put any cases in, lets get the timing sttled once and for all.
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