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[TenTec] More Paddle Stuff

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Subject: [TenTec] More Paddle Stuff
From: rudy@inna.net (Donald Hensley)
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 20:55:06 -0500
up to about 600 dollars
view the item at
take care, donald.
-----Original Message-----
From: Bwana Bob <wb2vuf@qsl.net>
To: Mike Siegel <ki6pr@elite.net>
Cc: tentec@contesting.com <tentec@contesting.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Friday, February 09, 2001 8:08 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] More Paddle Stuff

>How about this idea: A Ten Tec paddle KIT. The hand made paddles on the
>market are wonderful, I'm sure, but some of them go for well over $ 100
>up to about $ 400. If we want to encourage more use of CW, especially by
>HF newcomers, we need an affordable mass-produced paddle. Anyone can
>assemble a paddle from a bag of parts; its the machining that takes
>specialized equipment and skills. This is where Ten Tec comes in. They
>already have a tool and die facility, machine shop, plastic molding and
>metal bending equipment. Make the design simple and reliable like the
>Brown Brothers, make the parts, bag 'em and ship 'em!
> 73,
> Bob WB2VUF
>Mike Siegel wrote:
>> Yes, getting back to the string, it would be really great if Ten-Tec
>> find a nice design for iambic paddles, to turn out with their own logo on
>> it. The possibilities are all interesting, and potentially all good
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