[TenTec] Corsair II PTO Backlash?

Mike Hyder -N4NT- Mike_N4NT at charter.net
Sun Jul 31 20:43:57 PDT 2011

I suggest sending it back to TenTec.

73, Mike N4NT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Berg" <wa9jml at tbc.net>
To: <tentec at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2011 10:58 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Corsair II PTO Backlash?

> I had the factory rebuild the PTO units in both the Corsair II radio and 
> in the external VFO.  The internal PTO has smoothed up nicely, but the 
> one in the external VFO is still stiff and has a noticeable amount of 
> backlash.  When tuning the receiver, the external PTO has a dead spot in 
> rotation when tuning back and forth on a signal.  It is slowly getting 
> better, but it is still stiff and has this slop in it.  Is there any way 
> to fix this, or is this a case where the rebuild is not working properly?
> Tnx!
> Steve WA9JML

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