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Accessing the Battery Terminal

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I have just brought a Tasco NVS460 (ATN Aries mk258) at an auction. The battery terminal is corroded and I need to remove the backplate that the eye piece attaches to in order to access it. There are 3 screws to remove but are there any other gotchas that I should be aware of?

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Image tube is glass and fragile but this unit comes apart easy lots of poorly soldered wires can easily break if you are not careful

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