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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 1:00:16 PM on 28 September 2020.
Johnny's avatar
 Location: Hobart, TAS
 Member since 31 July 2016
 Member #: 1959
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Have this Astor HPM in for repair.
Part of the repair was to replace dial cord and reinstate dial pointer. Plus new front glass(plastic replica).
Question: what was the original technique used to stop the pointer from scraping the paint off dial.
The only thing I can see that would work would be tiny pieces of felt on the ends of the pointer.
But that would be visible from the front.
Does any one have an untouched original HPM to see what’s it supposed to be like.
TIA, JJ


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 12:09:35 AM on 29 September 2020.
Tallar Carl's avatar
 Location: Latham, ACT
 Member since 21 February 2015
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I have some radios with that felt plainly visible.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 7:52:21 AM on 29 September 2020.
Johnny's avatar
 Location: Hobart, TAS
 Member since 31 July 2016
 Member #: 1959
 Postcount: 429

OK, thanks for looking.
Will go with small felt pads.
JJ


 
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