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    Re: Plath kriegsmarine sextant servicing
    From: Jim Martin
    Date: 2007 May 16, 17:21 -0700

                If you still wish to go ahead, you will need to remove the
    telescope  bracket from the frame.This allows the index arm to travel
    beyond the limb where it can be lifted vertically, having first
    removed the screw at the base of the main bearing.
    On May 17, 5:28 am, federico_genoa  wrote:
    > Hello to everybody,
    > I've recently bought a Plath kriegsmarine sextant (aluminum frame) on
    > eBay and I'm giving it a good clean.
    > I've easily removed the mirrors, filters, micrometer, etc from the
    > frame but I can't figure out how to remove the alidade.
    > Can anyone help with suggestions or a sketch? Do you know if a
    > servicing manual for Plath sextants exists?
    > Yhanks.
    > Federico
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