Re: AO-820, repairs?

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From:"Cheryl S. Rehfeld" <> (by way of histonet)
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Leica will still repair the AO 820 microtomes.  Call 800-248-0223 and select
in-house repairs.  I just had a customer send one in last month to be

Cheryl Rehfeld
Meyer Instruments, Inc.
Regional Distributor - Leica
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From: Gayle Callis <>
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Date: Tuesday, December 07, 1999 8:21 PM
Subject: AO-820, repairs?

>My last inquiry about an AO 820 repair ended up with IMEB used equipment
>dealer, who had these instruments (a bunch, if I recall) sitting in a back
>room.  I don't think parts are made anymore, a repair can be done,
>not cheap!and a considerable down payment on a new microtome!) and I think
>parts may be scavenged off the older machines in some cases.  I don't think
>Leica even bothers with them anymore.      This was about
>to happen with my one good 820 and an old 820 no longer usable on my shelf,
>I opted for a new microtome.  Was difficult to give up the old workhorse,
>but I had to put it out to pasture for a new thoroughbred!
>Gayle Callis

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