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Re: from the swamp [message #5374 is a reply to message #5342] Fri, 03 April 2015 20:10 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
timeliz
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Registered: May 2013
Location: Northern California
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Update on the Plate 23D...
The dial cleaned up very easily to this point.
The enamel of the numerals is actually raised and will come off if one scrubbed at it. Luckily I didn't make a mess of it. Smile
The "GRU" were already missing, unfortunately. I'm not certain if I'll re-lume or not. I'll decide when I take it in for service.

Before:
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8636/16621931446_d5ffd21634_z.jpg

After:
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7642/17021366012_f87c4c6428_z.jpg

Here's a size comparison with an 885 cushion and an 870:
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8699/16835608610_398f0ea741.jpg


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[Updated on: Fri, 03 April 2015 20:21]

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