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Offline Stephen Foster

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Lucas Ammeter stripdown ?
« on: 06.05. 2012 18:09 »
Im trying to make 1 good ammeter from 2 but I cant figure out how to get into the item ..hoping Someone can help please ?

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Re: Lucas Ammeter stripdown ?
« Reply #1 on: 07.05. 2012 01:57 »
At a guess I'd say you need to carefully roll/prise/peel  the bezel off its' flange maybe from the underside...??
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Re: Lucas Ammeter stripdown ?
« Reply #2 on: 07.05. 2012 06:04 »
Thanks ,
The bezel came away easily , cant figure out how to open the "case" now ?
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Re: Lucas Ammeter stripdown ?
« Reply #3 on: 07.05. 2012 11:30 »
The glass should just drop out when you have the bezel off. The works are attached into the case either by the terminal screws (if a plastic case) or there is a screw coming from the back screwing into the inner case.

At least that's how I remember it from decades ago.....
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Re: Lucas Ammeter stripdown ?
« Reply #4 on: 07.05. 2012 12:10 »
Maybe undo the nuts on the posts on the back? I'm still guessing- took photos of the two I have assumed lucas(one is 2" smiths) but didn't really look at detail see (not so good)photo if it's the same??

I thought I posted this before I went out earlier, is Pretty much what Ian said with a dodgy photo
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Re: Lucas Ammeter stripdown ?
« Reply #5 on: 19.06. 2012 19:25 »
Thanks for the advice but I managed to source 2 brand new still boxed manufactured in 1956 (well pleased) !

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