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Re-assembly of Automatic Electric Starlite illuminated dial.

Started by markosjal, December 28, 2021, 03:06:17 AM

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I am reassembling an Automatic Electric Starlie dial with illuminating disc . 

I thought that it assembled as the following layers:

Plastic number plate
Illuminating disc
transparent Plastic (acetate?) disc
Potted metal dial mechanism

However when  I reassemble that way the illuminating disc is not tightly compressed ad can move around slightly. I am worried that  the transparent insulator may slip out of  place . So I am thinking I am missing something.

I  found some exploded views of AE dials but none with the illuminating

Thanks in advance
Phat Phantom's phreaking phone phettish


          I just got a barn fresh dial out of the shop and it is slightly loose also.  stub
Kenneth Stubblefield


Thanks for that info.  I just did not assume it was normal.
Phat Phantom's phreaking phone phettish