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Nikon FA top plate removal

I am trying to remove the top plate on a FA. I have all the screws out, rewind crank, shutter speed dial and film advance leaver out. I am having trouble with the ASA speed dial. The cover wants to come off but the ASA dial is preventing it.

What am I doing wrong and how do I get the top to come off? I would appreciate any help with this.

Thanks!

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  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    I can give you details if you still need them

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    stephan_m_la Aug 15, 2012

    I could need them please gary! :)

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    stephan_m_la Aug 15, 2012

    I need them please gary! :)

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After unscrewing the rewind knob, remove the circlip under it. Remove the disk and pull the rewind shaft stop off the hub (a spring and flat plate). Remove the two screws. You'll need a special tool to remove the little stud the shaft stop was pivoting on. Take a 1/8 inch screwdriver and grind a slot in the blade. Use this tool to remove the stud, then remove the three screws from the plastic cover ring.

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