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Re: [TenTec] re should i buy an orion now

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] re should i buy an orion now
From: "Grant Youngman" <nq5t@comcast.net>
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Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 09:13:45 -0500
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> I'd go through the reflector archive for the past 2-3 years 
> and look at what earlier purchasers went through.
> If you have a lot of free time to tinker, maybe it's okay.  
> For example if you are retired and have a lot of patience 
> maybe it's okay.

That's ridiculous.  Yes there were some firmware issues, and still are a

But "tinker"?  Nah!

As I've said too many times, my Orion was shipped the first day they
shipped.  I've lived through all of the firmware issues.  It is hardly a
radio that has to be tinkered with.  I don't have a lot a patience, and I
don't plan to part with my Orion any time soon.


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