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Re: [TowerTalk] " Most Connectors sold to Hams " rant

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] " Most Connectors sold to Hams " rant
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 18:01:44 -0700
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On Tue, 20 May 2008 14:27:09 -0400, 

>Someone really needs to calm down some.  It's a connector for hobby 
>applications for heavens sake. 

> There's nothing wrong with a properly assembled bakelite dielectric 259 for
>example,  ...hams used them for decades without problems, and continue to do

John, you don't get it. We aren't talking about bakelite, we're talking 
plastic that melts when you try to solder it!  Heck, I'd be THRILLED by 
bakelite! We're talking IMITATIONS of the real thing. They LOOK like real 
connectors, but they DON'T WORK!  


Jim K9YC


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