Potmetal usually refers to an alloy of zinc. The alloy is then pushed into
a mold to form the cast. It is a quick way of making the item ie car door
handle etc. Once broken not attachable by soldering, brazing or welding.
I donot know if epoxy will work. Most of the time a new piece was purchased.
Chris opr VE7HCB
At 03:16 PM 2003-01-17 -0600, you wrote:
>Contrary to seemingly popular opinion,
>the HAM-M *DOES* have a brake.
>The biggest difference is that the Ham IV
>has a steel ring gear vs. the 'potmetal' gear
>(whatever popmetal is) in the Ham-M.