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Re: [Yaesu] [Amateur-repairs] Knobs for Yaesu FT 5100/5200

To: Amateur-repairs@yahoogroups.com,Yaesu Reflector <yaesu@contesting.com>,"yaesu@mailman.qth.net" <yaesu@mailman.qth.net>
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] [Amateur-repairs] Knobs for Yaesu FT 5100/5200
From: kd4e <kd4e@verizon.net>
Reply-to: kd4e@verizon.net
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 13:29:10 +0800
List-post: <mailto:yaesu@contesting.com>
I should not have typed "detachable" head, should have
been "replaceable".

Someone told me that it was a pretty simple task
to swap out a new head but a nightmare to replace
the LCD-only, even if Yaesu still carried them,
which they do not.

>> Are you aware of a replacement FT-5100 detachable
>> head, used OK, at a reasonable price?
> You have a problem here. The 5100 and 5200 are almost
> identical other than the 5200 has a detachable face.
> So do you have a 5100 or a 5200? If it's just the LCD
> that is going "black", call Yaesu for a replacement.
> I got a much larger LCD panel for a FT-2400 and the cost
> was only something like $26  :-)
> I have had a 5100 (another fixer-upper) for 2 or 3 years.
> When I bought my Taurus SHO, I couldn't mount it anywhere
> so I decided to find a 5200 so I could mount the face above
> the radio cluster.
> Tedd Doda, VE3TJD
> Lazer Audio and Electronics
> Baden, Ontario, Canada


Thanks! & 73,
doc, KD4E
... somewhere in FL
URL:  bibleseven (dot) com
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