[Top] [All Lists]

[TenTec] Weighty problem.

To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: [TenTec] Weighty problem.
From: ac5aa@juno.com (Duane A Calvin)
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 21:19:35 -0500
I had the same problem, and used the same solution - added a little
friction with the adjustable collar.  You could probably drill a little
material out from behind the finger hole (carefully) since it seems to be
the part that is slightly heavier (probably because the setscrew is
behind it).

        73, Duane

On Wed, 22 Aug 2001 17:23:15 -0700 (PDT) Don Rasmussen <wb8yqj@yahoo.com>
> Hi Guys,
> I love the smooth tuning of the stock weighted knob on
> the OMNI 6+. But lately my knob won't stay put!
> I have the drag turned off, and when the fingerhole
> stops at about 8 oclock, it always slides down to 7
> oclock after I let loose of it. 
> I think this is because the knob is weighted and not
> balanced properly. Does anyone know of a good way to
> balance out a knob? I've added some friction using the
> knob collar and that helps but it seems that a
> properly balanced knob would not need the extra drag
> and might freewheel nicely. 
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Don Rasmussen WB8YQJ/6
> __________________________________________________
> Do You Yahoo!?
> Make international calls for as low as $.04/minute with Yahoo! 
> Messenger
> http://phonecard.yahoo.com/
> _______________________________________________
> TenTec mailing list
> TenTec@contesting.com
> http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/tentec

Duane A. Calvin, AC5AA
Austin, Texas
ac5aa@juno.com -or- ac5aa@austin.rr.com
Day:  dacalvin@us.ibm.com

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>