[TenTec] TT 238 Dial Pointer

Barry N1EU barry.n1eu at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 10:34:24 EDT 2017

FWIW, I've seen some conversion projects of 238's from dial pointer to
turns counter.  If interested, you might try googling.  I have no idea on
availability of parts to do such a conversion.

Barry N1EU

On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 9:50 AM, Jim Roller <n4ir at charter.net> wrote:

> I have a TenTec 238 tuner in need of help. Some time ago the dial pointer
> decided to break itself into several non-repairable pieces with some help
> (N4IR) which makes it difficult to operate to say the least. I have
> searched the web with no good results. Found one but had to buy the 229
> tuner it was in -an expensive piece of plastic. This was used in the 229,
> 229A, 238 and 4229 circa 1990 or so. It is red plastic with a pulley and a
> post that connects to the dial string nightmare. Anyone with a junker of
> the above or someone who bought a bunch in the TemTec sell-off? I would be
> eternally grateful for any help finding one. I really don't want to get
> into installing a turns counter since my mechanical talents are poor, to
> say the least!
> Please contact me off-list if you can help at n4ir at charter.net. TIA,
> Jim, N4IR
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