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
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> does warble in corsair II, 561, come from same issue? which pot to
> dave nd0cw
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> From: Bob Towers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> 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!
> Bob Towers
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