[TenTec] My new Argosy

Bob D. ajamas.rn at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 18:16:47 EDT 2021

Aloha Charles!
Thanks for tips. As far as power. Dummy Bob did not read manual as
carefullybas he should have. Power switch in rear panel. Hi-Lo.
73, -bob ah7i

On Fri, Oct 29, 2021, 13:15 Charles Plunk <af4o at twc.com> wrote:

> Hi Bob,
> I have a 525D and lots of other classic rigs. Right now I am using the
> following cleaning procedure on switches, rotary switch sections, and
> pots that serves me well. I usually just do them all while the covers
> are off.
> Spray with CRC Electronic Cleaner (Walmart, etc) to blow any dust etc
> away, work the switch and do again, then apply a couple drops of Caig
> DeOxit D100L in the little syringe bottle and work the switch again.
> Then use Super Lube in a bit bigger bottle with spout but not syringe
> for any mechanical movement points. I have separate syringes especially
> for the super lube and one with a long semi-flexible tube to load up to
> get to those tight areas. So far works really well.
> The D100L and super lube are in small containers but since you use so
> little this way, they seemingly last forever. Do the dust blowing away
> with the cheaper CRC. Contrast that to Caig DeOxit SPRAY which seems to
> flow like water if I have it sitting around which translates into $$$.
> Chuck
> On 10/29/21 11:44 AM, Bob D. wrote:
> > "Works as it should" = 5W and notch pot noisy. CW note is good though.
> >
> > RX is hot, it's got 8 pole filters, it's clean. So, not overly
> > disappointed. It's the rare bird that does not have problems. Even with
> new
> > gear.
> >
> > If no work Sunday, I'll get out the VTVM and  RF probe and see what's up.
> >
> > All bands work. 28.5 position on band switch was intermittent. A few
> cycles
> > and she's good.
> >
> > I'm having trouble searching list archives. Any hints? No problem with th
> > amps list.
> >
> > 73, -bob
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