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    Re: Open a Mk IX bubble sextant
    From: Michael Josefsson
    Date: 2023 Nov 13, 11:16 -0800

    Slowly getting there. After extensive testing and even heating the reservoir in boling water I am convinced there is nothing or very little in there. Shaking it ferociously I heard a small sploshing sound but only when the drop of liquid was not in the chamber. 

    So I went on opening it. With a small knife i cut away layer after layer of the solder until the nipped top became apparent. Then a short pinch with a tool it opened as in the picture of today. I used a thin sewing needle as a dip-stick and it smelled like toluene afterwards but was not wet. Next time I will add xylene!


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