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 1958 AWA 586MA plastic mantel radio
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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 5:27:20 PM on 15 April 2018.
Triplett's Gravatar
 Location: Frankston, VIC
 Member since 24 March 2018
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Selling one on ebay. Working.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/123078842797


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 8:34:19 PM on 15 April 2018.
Robbbert's avatar
 Location: Sydney, NSW
 Member since 18 September 2015
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“working. the part of the tuning knob that goes over the shaft has broken so it does not stay on - ”

Mine's the same. Those knobs are hopeless.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 10:32:43 PM on 15 April 2018.
Marcc's avatar
 Location: Wangaratta, VIC
 Member since 21 February 2009
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I have in sheer desperation drilled out the centre, of a couple of those & turned a new one & pinned it in the right place with a screw.

A drill is not the way to drill out the centre. Its Lathe, die grinder fitted with a cutting ball, or router bit (small).


 
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