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How do I open the back of this Swihart clock?
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It currently doesn't light up, so I need to find out if it's missing the bulb, if it's burnt out, or maybe it's missing the light mech. If anyone could help me I'd appreciate it. I'm not a nugrape person, so I don't know how much it's worth either. I know ones on eBay now for $204 with 5 days left.


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Re: How do I open the back of this Swihart clock?
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Re: How do I open the back of this Swihart clock?
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Can you get some side views, and top and bottom views? That would help alot, and clearer pictures so you can see if it is a rivet, screw, bolt, etc.


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Re: How do I open the back of this Swihart clock?
bwfergus #348975 Thu Aug 16 2012 03:41 PM
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Is that a door on the back?looks like it might lift up,pull out bottom,and then pull back down and out?notice the spaces at the top. Nice looking clock!

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From what I've seen from item descriptions its supposed to slide? Not sure about that though. It acts like it wants to slide but doesn't move but maybe a few centimeters.

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TheRoyalCrown #348980 Thu Aug 16 2012 03:49 PM
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Would only have to slide up till notches on top hit.then bottom should come out. Try a pic in better light without the flash,may be able to make it out a little better then.at this point I'm only guessing. Kinda like a furnace cover

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TheRoyalCrown #348984 Thu Aug 16 2012 04:04 PM
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I figured it out, the back has thin metal that flexes and opens.

Turns out the cord that went to the light bulb had been disconnected! Quick plug in and:

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TheRoyalCrown #348985 Thu Aug 16 2012 04:06 PM
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cool


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oldnfuelish #349051 Thu Aug 16 2012 07:31 PM
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It's definitely a bright one, lights up my room!

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oldnfuelish #349053 Thu Aug 16 2012 07:32 PM
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Dang, I was gonna suggest a Case of Cold ones & a ...........

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Dick Bennett #349055 Thu Aug 16 2012 07:42 PM
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And a NOS bottle of nugrape right? laugh

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TheRoyalCrown #349059 Thu Aug 16 2012 08:10 PM
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Not Heavy enough & hand hold is too short.

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Dick Bennett #349088 Fri Aug 17 2012 02:24 AM
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You should put a small bulb in there or you will burn the advertising.

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It has a circle fluorescent bulb in it, not your average bulb. I don't think it produces any heat. I left it on for a few hours and it was still cool.

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TheRoyalCrown #349232 Fri Aug 17 2012 06:06 PM
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Use your flash and take a pic while it's lit up....it should look readable on that side angle.

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