[TenTec] WTB: 4229 Knob
rmcgraw at blomand.net
Sun Dec 6 14:07:41 EST 2020
I've repaired many cracked Tentec knobs using the "super glue" otherwise
known as Eastman 911 Take the knob off of the shaft, remove the set
screw, and open the crack(s) a bit using a toothpick. Then squirt a
small amount of super glue in the crack, remove the toothpick. It may
be necessary to work a wedge in between the outer part and the part that
goes on the shaft. Allow the glue to cure for 24 hrs or so. Should be
ready to go again.
On 12/6/2020 12:50 PM, Ron Notarius W3WN via TenTec wrote:
> I recently acquired a 4229 tuner, which has had the Hi-Z/Lo-Z/Bypass knob fail. (Cracked plastic where it connects to the shaft).
> Of course it failed on first use, fortunately l had a (non matching) temporary replacement.
> Other gear also uses this knob... the bandswitch on my Corsair II, for one.
> If anyone has a spare or three that they are willing to part with, please contact me off list.
> 73, ron W3WN
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