I finally found that dowel at a woodcraft type hobby shop. Definitely not the
easiest thing to find! You might alternatively use a piece of fiberglass
tubing or rod if you have a local source. Sometimes you can get good deals on
short pieces that they've cut off.
73, Ty K3MM
From: Dick Flanagan <email@example.com>
To: Bill Jackson - K9RZ <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wednesday, December 24, 1997 18:23
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 402CD Heavy Duty Version
>At 2:09 AM -0800 12/24/97, Bill Jackson - K9RZ wrote:
>"This winter," huh? When I asked them this summer, it was "this fall."
>When I asked them in September, it was "end of November."
>I finally bought a stock 402CD from HRO and the HD kit from Mike Wetzel,
>W9RE. The net cost was roughly the same as CC's 402BX will be and this is
>a time-proven mod. Besides, I always like to have someone else Beta test
>V1.0 of anything! :)
>PS: Does anyone on the reflector know where you can find the 1.75" wood
>dowling called for in Dave Leeson's original mod article? The local lumber
>and woodworkng shops don't stock anything that size and apparently no one
>works a wood lathe anymore. :(
>>Here's the latest scoop from Cushcraft on their upcoming release of a heavy
>>duty version of the 402CD.
>>Happy Holidays from Nebraska!
>>de Bill, K9RZ
>> Hi Bill,
>> Thanks for the e-mail and your continued interest in Cushcraft
>> products. The rumor is true! We should be shipping them this winter.
>> They will run concurrent with the 402CD. The new model number is
>Dick Flanagan W6OLD CFII Minden, Nevada DM09db (South of Reno)
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