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[TenTec] PTO tunes itself

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Subject: [TenTec] PTO tunes itself
From: N4NT@bigfoot.com (Michael O. Hyder)
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 1998 13:17:23 -0400

Old Indian trick:  Take felts out and turn former outer faces inward so they
now touch each other.  This puts fresh felt surfaces against the knob and
dial skirt.

       Mike Hyder          N4NT@bigfoot.com

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From: Ken Graham <k5id@ipa.net>
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Date: Monday, April 13, 1998 6:22 AM
Subject: [TenTec] PTO tunes itself

>Rich and Teckies,
>when the tuning knob keeps tuning on its own....
>Those green felt washers are not put behind the tuning knob for
>Christmas decorations!  There needs to be enough friction between the
>knob and the panel to prevent this motion. (when the knob is really
>freewheeling, the spring in the pto mechanism is sufficient tl allow the
>knob to keep going a bit in one direction....)  Just loosen the knob and
>move it back a bit, against the felt. No spinning of the knobs on these
>Regards,  Ken   K5ID
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