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Re: [TenTec] PTO Rebuild or not

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] PTO Rebuild or not
From: "Mike Hyder -N4NT-" <Mike_N4NT@charter.net>
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Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 16:32:27 -0500
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If it's a pot, it is probably the pot which balances the offset tuning 
control on the front panel between transmit and receive.  Perhaps that is 
enough of a hint for you to find it.

73, Mike N4NT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <k8bbm@srt.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 9:20 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] PTO Rebuild or not

> does warble in corsair II,   561, come from same issue?  which pot to 
> clean??
> thanks
> dave nd0cw
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Bob Towers <mm0rkt@gmx.com>
> To: tentec@contesting.com
> Sent: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 04:02:44 -0600 (CST)
> Subject: [TenTec] PTO Rebuild or not
> I did the PTO in my Corsair a number of times in an attempt to cure a
> warble - which was caused by a dirty pot and not the PTO! I got quite
> adept at it and could do it in about 2 hours including taking it out and
> re-installing it.
> I nearly used methyl chloride as a solvent until I realised it would
> dissolve the plastic fittings! In the end I used petrol (= gas).
> One trick I used when I fixed watches to avoid losing small parts: cut a
> hole in each end of a shoebox big enough for your hands to get through
> and put a sheet of glass or perspex on the top of the box so's you can
> see what you're doing. Anything which flies off will stay in the box.
> Go for it!
> 73
> Bob Towers

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