[TenTec] 238 Tuner Dial

Mike Bryce prosolar at sssnet.com
Sat Aug 29 11:34:54 EDT 2015

I’m kinda of a sticker on this, but when you change something, and its no longer original, to me, the value goes down.

It’s like drilling a hole in the front of a Collins KWM-380 to add a switch for a filter. 

Does the filter make the radio work better? Perhaps? But in the process, you have destroyed much of the value of the KWM-380.

Personally, I won’t buy a radio that’s been modified by adding switches or turns counters… But then that’s just me

Mike Bryce WB8VGE

prosolar at sssnet.com

> On Aug 29, 2015, at 10:44 AM, Tom Hellem <tom.hellem at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All-
> I think the 238 is a great tuner but that idiotic dial cord has got to go.
> Has anybody replaced one with a good turns counter? If so, what did
> you come up with for a turns counter and how did it work out for you?
> I don't care that much about the looks I just want it to function well.
> I'll probably never sell the tuner so the aesthetics is just not that
> important.
> On the other hand I would think that adding a good turns counter might
> make the 238 more valuable than the original.
> Any ideas will be greatly appreciated.
> 73
> Tom
> K0SN
> Missoula, MT.
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