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[TenTec] Restringing Dial Cord on 515?

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Subject: [TenTec] Restringing Dial Cord on 515?
From: N4NT@wireco.net (Michael O. Hyder)
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 1999 12:21:36 -0400
Jim, another old Indian trick -- to replace that bungee cord, you will have
to take off all the knobs and remove the front panel.  When you finish, you
will have to put the dial skirt back on the shaft.  That is a really tricky
job using Ten-Tec's instructions.

A better method is to make a loop of dental floss and hook it over the
D-spring in the back of the skirt.  Then you can take tension off the
straight side of the spring and slip the skirt right on the shaft.  When it
is on there, the floss will slip right out.

Mike N4NT@wireco.net
Johnson City, Tennessee

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Lowman <jmlowman@ix.netcom.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 1999 2:49 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Restringing Dial Cord on 515?

> Gang,
> I just noticed a problem with my Argonaut 515 this weekend.  The pointer
> stops about 80 kHz before the bottom of the band, and the dial cord seems
> to bind.
> How difficult is it to re-string the cord?  I assume that I need to buy
> a kit from T-T.
> Just my luck...it couldn't bind on the *upper* part of the dial, now
> could it?  :-)
> Thanks in advance and 73 de Jim - AD6CW

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