Yes and owned by NO8D (I think it was), he also has a
huge antenna installation.
On 2010-07-26 12:09, Pete Smith wrote:
> I have been told that DX Engineering is a ham radio offshoot of Summit
> Racing Equipment, a huge Internet retailer of street and strip
> aftermarket car stuff. As such, they obviously understand how to handle
> Internet sales. Summit has a beat-a-price guarantee -- I wish DX
> Engineering did, too, but most of what they sell is proprietary and
> pretty pricey, IMO.
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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> On 7/25/2010 8:18 PM, Jim Thomson wrote:
>> The only one that stood out, miles above the rest has been DX Engineering.
>> ## Ever since 911, box's from the usa take a lot longer to arrive in
>> ## Except for DX eng. I ordered a ton of stuff, like a case load of those
>> super mast clamps,
>> etc, on line at 2 AM on a thursday.. and they were all shipped before I
>> even gotta out of bed !
>> They arrived the following wed, pristine condx ! Same deal with the other
>> 4 x caseloads of parts
>> from DX eng, over the last 18 x months... including dozens of SS saddle
>> clamps, dacron rope, etc.
>> Their kit for installing PL-259's really fast is superb, the best. It
>> makes installing PL-259's a breeze.
>> ## The coax cable cutter they sell, made by channel lock, is deluxe. It's
>> cuts RG-213 better than
>> any heavy duty side cutter's ever did. A 8 yr old girl can use em with 2
>> x finger's. I also used em to lop
>> off 2 ga stranded cu grnd wire that was in the way of the new tower base.
>> ## I'm going to try an experiment with a new boom... and will use some of
>> their 6061-T8 alloy [.120' wall]
>> to fabricate it. I can only get .125" wall here locally, and only in
>> T-6. The T-8 alloy they sell, is a full 10 ksi
>> stronger, and it telescopes! 1.5-1.75-2-2.25-2.5-2.75-3.0 No more
>> turning down the ends in a lathe, or
>> swedging. The telescopic fit has another huge advantage, for shipping
>> purposes. One size will slide
>> completely inside the next size, full length. You can then pack more
>> tubing into one box.
>> ## another good vendor is Steve Davis...from Davis RF. This fellow goes
>> the extra mile, to handle odd
>> ball requests for one off material.
>> later... Jim VE7RF
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