> Does anyone know of a place to buy those good Teflon silver plated
> Amphenol pl259's several at a time at any kind of a good price? I used
> some that a dealer recommended "silver Teflon" that were not Amphenol and
> to be polite I am disappointed.
> //Hi Joe. You may be disappointed, but Amphenol does *not* manufacture a
> PL-259 with silver plating and a Teflon dielectric. It's not offered at
> all by Amphenol. They make silver-plated Rexolite dielectric PL-259s (the
> famous and ubiquitous 83-1SP falls into this category), and they make
> Teflon dielectric, Astroplated PL-259's (very shiny plating, like
> electroless nickel) -- but not a Teflon dielectric, silver plated model.
> As far as I know, they never have. Most of the "MADE IN USA" branded
> silver-Teflon PL-259s are not manufacturer branded but are manufactured by
> J&I in New Jersey, who has made these for decades. I haven't had any
> problem with them, for the most part -- but perhaps 1-2% of them are not
> usable for me due to miscellaneous dimensional problems. I just toss
> those and forget about it! -WB2WIK/6
> Thank you, Joe N4JBK
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