Old 01-29-2023, 10:27 AM
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lloydg01 lloydg01 is offline
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Default A couple of acrolites…
Have a couple of acrolites and I’m not sure they have the correct p85 strainers.

Both are blue/olive with round edges.

So if my googling is correct ‘79 to ‘84

But can anyone help pin point a more exact year?

3101613
and…
3050242

Thank you so much.

Gareth
Old 01-29-2023, 11:06 AM
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Default Re: A couple of acrolites…
~'82-'84 is most likely for those serials on a rounded corner B/O badge. Your badges would also be expected to have a thin black outline surrounding the serial numbers. A P-85 black face strainer with either 2 or 12 holes would be expected.

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Old 01-29-2023, 12:11 PM
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Default Re: A couple of acrolites…
Thank you for this. The earlier serial number has 12 hole strainer the later has a two hole - but the two holes are threaded and a sort of bar goes across the strainer to clamp cord/plastic within. Does that seem ok?
Old 01-29-2023, 12:41 PM
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Default Re: A couple of acrolites…
If the second P-85 you describe (with clamping bar for tape/strap) is chrome without the black face then it is a replacement.
Old 01-29-2023, 05:44 PM
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Default Re: A couple of acrolites…
Nope - it’s got the black face logo on the p85. But had the clamping bar! Which is why I’m slightly confused!
Old 01-30-2023, 11:59 AM
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Default Re: A couple of acrolites…
Can you provide a picture of the two hole strainer? Does it look like it was originally like that or has it been modified?
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