Thanks for your comments. I talked to Ten-Tec this morning. You are
correct that the two VFOs are electrically the same.
I asked them about why mine looked like a cross between the 263 and 263G,
and they also surmised that someone
had changed out the case to beige....they also changed to knobs to grey and
the front side panels to gray! The front panel is
that brown color rather than beige.
I will relist later and adjust the price accordingly. Thanks for helping
> Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 22:08:26 -0400
> From: "Ron Notarius W3WN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] FS: Ten-Tec Corsair II VFO and Model 229A tuner
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> As memory serves, the only difference between the Models 263 & 263G VFO's
> the color. Mechanically and electrically, they are the same.
> And I can guarantee you that the 263 VFO works just fine with the Corsair
> II... because that's the setup I have. Both the VFO and speaker/power
> supply are actually the matches for the darker Corsair, not the lighter
> Corsair II (grey? beige? whatever), although they do compliment the
> II nicely. But they work just fine. I just need to find more time to get
> on the air and use the rig!................
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