The lid for the coil-
Fortunately, before my friend eventually disposed of his three derelicts, I had the
presence of mind to salvage a number of parts. These included, a complete BFO/DF
compartment, a pencil strip, a complete coil-
The last remaining wave-
The photograph on the right shows the bare chassis. Having previously stripped my own AD8882B, I already had the bags in which to store the individual components/assemblies for future use. As I took it apart, I was aware of a distinct petroleum smell. As you can see from the photograph there is a residue of something clinging to the chassis. I do wonder if this was the result of an airborne incident or whether someone had used petrol to clean the set. If it was the latter, it was not effective.
The photograph on the left shows the terrifying coil-