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[TenTec] 509 PTO how hard to rebuild is it?

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Subject: [TenTec] 509 PTO how hard to rebuild is it?
From: N4NT_Mike.Hyder@charter.net (Mike Hyder --N4NT--)
Date: Mon Aug 18 22:44:57 2003
The Century 21 PTO is probably about the same.  Here is a website about
rebuilding its PTO.


 I'd appreciate it if you did as you indicated and posted photos of your
experience on a website!

73, Mike N4NT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "ke4vpn" <ke4vpn@carolina.rr.com>
To: <geraldj@isunet.net>; <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, August 18, 2003 7:09 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] 509 PTO how hard to rebuild is it?

> Jerry
> I called Ten Tec today and ordered the PTO kit and also a dial string kit,
> so when it gets here I will give it a try. I plan to take digital pics of
> the whole process and maybe I can post them somewhere to help someone else
> out. Thanks for your help.
> Ronnie
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Dr. Gerald N. Johnson, electrical engineer" <geraldj@isunet.net>
> To: <tentec@contesting.com>
> Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2003 10:26 AM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] 509 PTO how hard to rebuild is it?
> > The grease in the PTO is probably hardened.
> >
> > Tentec sells a rebuild kit for a bit of $20 that includes grease and
> > instructions. You NEED those instructions more than the parts. If its
> > stiff its probably not worn. Getting into it, cleaning out the old
> > grease and applying new grease to the ball drive and the screw should
> > make it work smoothly again. Figure on three hours. Its handy to have a
> > serving tray like a cafeteria tray to catch the loose balls as you work
> > on it. Far better than loosing them in the carpet.
> >
> > 73, Jerry, K0CQ

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