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Re: [TenTec] Orion panel readibility

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion panel readibility
From: Duane A Calvin <ac5aa@juno.com>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 23:31:25 -0500
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Frankly, I don't understand why TT doesn't do this at the factory.  The
embossed lettering is impossible to read in almost any light.  Think I'll
look for a white or silver marker this weekend!

        73, Duane

On Wed, 15 Jun 2005 22:48:50 EDT CATFISHTWO@aol.com writes:
> I almost never buy radios, cars or any thing else for resale value.  
> I  use 
> my gear and if sold, it goes the way it is,  I don't abuse it but I 
> do  use it. 
> some of my gear has scratches form other rigs sitting on top, but 
> it's  mine 
> so I do as I choose. 
>  The fellow was asking about a previous post from someone who used a 
>  silver 
> marker to make the raised letters on the orion to stand out for his 
> old  eyes 
> ( getting old is not for sissies),  and I think if done well its  
> probably a 
> no impact change.  A lot of the time I am known to give  stuff away, 
> and I have 
> yet to have a complaint of too many scratches on a  gift.
> I understand that some folks like to buy excellent old rigs and keep 
> them  as 
> a piece of history, but I am one who uses his stuff.  I find buying 
> and  
> selling gear as much fun as using it and have got a fairly decent 
> and very  usable 
> station ( with a little help from my friends),  a couple of hundred  
> dx 
> entities on the log and a nice computer controlled multi -multi 
> station  going 
> together.
> I guess that is what is great about this hobby, there is more than a 
> few  
> ways to do it.
> Your milage may vary!!
> tom N6AJR
> In a message dated 6/15/2005 7:32:22 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,  
> martin.ewing@gmail.com writes:
> Voids  the warranty and ruins the resale value, of course.
> ;-)  
> Martin
> On 6/15/05, CATFISHTWO@aol.com  <CATFISHTWO@aol.com> wrote:
> > I remember he said to dab it on the  raised part of the letters,  
> and  do it
> > before having the  evenings libation..
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Duane Calvin, AC5AA
Austin, Texas

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