[TenTec] Model 238 tuner pointer and dial string

GWP gm5bkc at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 13:40:42 EDT 2017

Link to diagram for sial string routing for tuners.


Glenn AE0Q

On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 9:05 AM, <gunnerjuulnyholm at me.com> wrote:

> The red plastic pointer in the 238 can easily be replaced by a piece of
> small piece of normal installation wire. I choosed one with a red
> insulation. Fold the wire to combine the string and the elastic wire, and
> make a vertical end downwards showing in the window. - I also replaced the
> light bulbs by gluing a 6” strip of LEDs to the front plate. Gives a
> brighter and more uniform light on the red pointer.
> But I need advice on how to route the dial string. I realize that a 2:1
> gearing is required, but cannot see how to make it. There are three small
> rolers, two at the top and one at the bottom to guide the string, but how
> to make the gearing??
> Can anyone point to a description or maybe a draft of the routing of the
> dial string?
> 73, Gunner / OZ6NF

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