[TenTec] Opinions on the Paragon
efeustel at hughes.net
Mon Apr 5 13:06:31 PDT 2010
On 2:59 PM, Jeramy Ross wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have the opportunity to pick up a Paragon in great condition. It's
> been gone through by Ten-Tec (Major/Minor loop boards fixed, aligned, and
> fully gone through). Opinions
> on this rig, when looking at the reviews, seem to be sharply divided. I
> love the size and looks of the rig, but am wondering about first hand
> experience in it's actual operation. Is it a maintenance nightmare? Are
> parts still generally available if needed? Any issues with the CPU and
> control circuitry (where I see the most issues obtaining parts if needed...
> I could be wrong... but digital obsolescence scares the heck out of me when
> it comes to trying to find parts for rigs).
> Thank you in advance,
> Jeramy / W5XTL
Are you considering a Paragon or a Paragon II?
I recommend the II. I liked mine very much but
was seduced by an Orion 565.
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