I spoke to Yaesu about four months ago about an issue with one of my
FT-1000D's. They told me at that time they still had some boards and parts
in stock but when then are gone, that's it. And also some units that they
can canabalize parts from. So if you have a problem, call Yaesu's number
and speak with Jerry, head of the repair department before you do anything
else. Van, K7VS
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Thompson" <email@example.com>
To: "John Geiger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>;
Sent: Friday, July 23, 2010 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] [Yaesu] Age related problems in FT1000?
> Yes, Yaesu no longer has parts for the FT-1000 and 1000D. Only service
> from independent service types. Even the FT-1000MP is no longer serviced
> Yaesu. If you can't troubleshoot the rig then its best to stay away.
> Dave K4JRB
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Geiger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, July 23, 2010 1:31 PM
> Subject: [Yaesu] Age related problems in FT1000?
>>I have started to see some really good deals show up on the Yaesu FT1000
>>(the straight 1000, not the MP). If I remember correctly, this model came
>>out in 1990, so it is 20 years old or so by now. Are there any common age
>>related problems showing up in the FT1000 models?
>> 73s John AA5JG
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