Hi Larry --
I must respectfully disagree with you. I bought an old Icom 28H 2-meter
rig that had been somewhere there was cigarette smoke. It STUNK. I
washed it. The cleaning rag had yellow stains on it. Got rid of most of
the stink and yellow stains.
Larry DiGioia wrote:
> Unless a rig is a tube-type, whether it is owned by a smoker or
> non-smoker is a moot point.
> It's high voltage that attracts smoke particles into the rig, same as
> with an "electrostatic precipitator" used in home HVAC.
> The only things left with high voltages are (vacuum tube) amplifiers,
> and the occasional CRT-style computer monitor (which shouldn't be used
> in an HF ham shack anyway due to RFI.) Anything else is not going to be
> distinguishable as having been owned by a smoker or non-smoker.
> Kirk Braunius wrote:
>>Includes microphone, power cable, mobile bracket, and manuals. Non smoker.
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