Well...... my experience was limited to a J38 and a Nye "Master Key"
until about two months ago. I found the web site for the Swedish Radio
Supply AB (sellers of commercial and ham gear) and they listed an
original "Swedish Pump Key" called the SRS-key. After a series of
emails with them I ordered one. It arrived in about 1 week. I love it
! It's well made/heavy of brass with a nice wood base and knob. Each
key sports a nice brass name plate with individual serial number. The
keys are made by Lennart Pettersson & Co. in Hoverberg, Sweden. The knob
took a little getting used to but I actually like it very much. Supurb
control and action of the key make even my cw sound pretty good. With
shipping the key cost me about $159 USD billed to my VISA (changes
depending on current exchange rates). They also sell a smaller key which
is fancier and more costly.
See the key at http://www.srsab.se/gb/srskey-gb.html I have no
connection with SRSAB but am a satisfied customer.
73 es Merry X-mas !!
Michael Melland, KB9QHU
Winneconne, Wisconsin, USA
FISTS #4387, 10-10 #69281, QRP-L #1656
CW, SSB, and Electronics
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