[TenTec] Century 21 PTO Repair

Lane C. Zeitler Lane C. Zeitler" <km3g@cts.com
Thu, 9 Jul 1998 08:53:20 -0700

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill_Ames@hysoft.com <Bill_Ames@hysoft.com>
To: COL Richard Knox <knoxr@cc.tacom.army.mil>
Cc: tentec@contesting.com <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Thursday, July 09, 1998 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Century 21 PTO Repair

>I wonder what kept TT from using better materials in building their PTOs?
>Heck, we have had Teflon for years and I don't see where the wear is coming
>from on these components. What do they do, use sand for a lubricant!

Very good point. I've never seen such a terrible reliability history with a
PTO/VFO. Look at all the old Heathkits and Collins rigs that are still going
strong on their original components. I wonder what they did wrong.

>Bill Ames

San Diego

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