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    104...help!

    Ok, so I got bored and wanted to clean under the bezel, yea a bit crazy

    Anyway two ball bearings fell into the holes next to them and appear to be stuck in there (magnetized?)

    Any ideas on how to get these guys out?


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    I’ve wondered how the bezel was attached so I’m glad you made the attempt.
    If it where me I think I would use a piece of tape around a finger (with the sticky side out) and to pick them up that way.


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    That was the before pic. Above is what it is now with the ball stuck down below.

    Looks like some jb weld on a toothpick may be my next shot.


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    Re: 104...help!

    A very small screwdriver and a tiny blob of blu-tac (or whatever the US equivalent is) on the end.

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    Re: 104...help!

    For the life of me I do think from what I see that the Ball Bearing are supposed to be in those holes. I guess cleaning the holes and the bearings would make it run a bit smoother?
    I wonder why there are three holes per at 1, 5 and 9 but only 3 ball bearings total? Or were there 9 ball bearings in total??
    Are the ball bearings magnetic?
    If so, then that is your answer. A small neodymium magnet would fish them out just do not dilly dally too much around the case with the magnet.
    I have some Snap-On screw drivers which have the blade magnetized.... just a thought.
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