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Re: [TenTec] Re Triton 4 Front Panels

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Re Triton 4 Front Panels
From: "lciotti@lrlc.us" <lciotti@lrlc.us>
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Date: Sun, 31 May 2015 12:19:03 -0400
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On the name on the panel, maybe that can be a decal?   While not original it 
will all ow the rest to be one panel and then people just get the correct decal 
for their radio.

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> On May 31, 2015, at 11:55 AM, Mike Bryce <prosolar@sssnet.com> wrote:
> Thanks for everyone that has contacted me.
> Several issues have popped up.
> One, is the name of the panel. Triton IV, Model 540 and Model 544.
> each one would require a different screen to be made ($$) and of course how 
> many of each front panel would be needed?
> The second one I found last night. 
> While working on a Triton IV, I noticed the band switch screening.
> The 3.5 and the 28.5 and 29.5 segments are screened in GREEN.
> That second color means a second trip through the screening process and more 
> than likely a second color screen.
> If everyone could live with one color (black), that would lessen the price of 
> the panels. Personally, I’d like to get it as close to factory as I can.
> I’ll have to talk to the metal fab shop and see.
> To maintain the correct font and character spacing, I’m thinking of scanning 
> the front panel and then photoshop any scanned defects out. A 1:1 emulsion 
> will be produced for the screener. IF this works, it would save me tons of 
> hours of manually trying to match the font.
> (I wonder, if the factory still has the original artwork….bet it went into 
> the dumpster when they moved)
> BTW…. the front panel is 13.5 inches long. too long for most flat bed 
> scanners..
> Mike WB8VGE
> Mike Bryce
> prosolar@sssnet.com
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