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[TenTec] OMNI 546 cabinet covering

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Subject: [TenTec] OMNI 546 cabinet covering
From: sswhite@mchsi.com (Steve)
Date: Sun Aug 3 23:32:32 2003

When you get this figured out and you determine a source for the black
covering and a process to take off the old and put on the new I know there
will  be many interested in what you did and where you got it.  I know I

Steve  NU0P
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom North" <tomnorth@airmail.net>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 9:47 PM
Subject: [TenTec] OMNI 546 cabinet covering

> Don,
> Other sources for covering would be to try a good hardware or arts &
> store (Hobby Lobby.)
> In addition to Glenn's comments, I'd suggest that after getting the old
> cleaned well, break the surface very lightly with steel wool or a
> 'ScotchBrite' abrasive pad, to give a decent tooth for the adhesive.
> 73'
> Tom  N5OZQ
> ----------------------------
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
> Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 16:07:50 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Don Rasmussen <wb8yqj@yahoo.com>
> To: tentec@contesting.com
> Subject: [TenTec] OMNI 546 cabinet covering
> Message: 11
> Hi Guys,
> Does anyone know if the faux leather contact paper
> covering can be found anywhere. I suppose the aluminum
> could be painted easlily enough but it seems to me
> there would still be a source for this (black)
> covering material.
> BTW - as the recent posts indicate, there is a new
> OMNI C at this QTH and it is just a fabulous rig with
> lots of character and charm. It's much like the
> Corsair II, it's a rig you really enjoy having in
> front of you.
> TenTec was quietly manufacturing these unique radios
> during a time that I was fully committed to Kenwood
> then Icom. Now that amateur radio has changed and I
> find myself focused on CW, it sure is great to "find"
> these great rigs and at an absolute bargain to boot!
> Thanks es 73,
> Don Rasmussen WB8YQJ/6
> Carlsbad, Ca.
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