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Hi gang...wearing the slide rule today and wanted to say hi!




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Hi Dave



That's a beauty !!!!

Thanks John.

Great example of the forum at work. Bought off eBay, then fitted with NOS cursor ring, outer bezel, and crystal, all from forum folks. Then serviced by a forum member. Ended up being a piece I truly feel privileged to have. I remember the call where Jonathan was talking me through securing the inner bezel ring while making sure the cursor would still be able to rotate. The man was a genius!

Interesting thing I never knew until I got it. These came with a flat-top acrylic crystal, not hardlex. I think it's the only 6138 that used plastic.

Also, a neat trick. It uses a wire for the outer bezel ring, which I was missing originally. A silk wound guitar string worked great and created this really neat sound as the ring rotated! Alas, correctness won the day and the guitar string was ultimately ousted...but cool nonetheless.

Cheers....



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