[Yaesu] VFO Lock-Up

Tim Moes tmoes at wat.midco.net
Sun May 14 10:59:41 EDT 2006

Hi Robert,

 When the Main dial usually gets tight and hard to turn it is the shaft 
seizing in the bushing of the encoder. Sometimes you can spray it with some 
silicone to loosen it up but it may need replacing. The encoder may not be 
available but check with Yaesu.

TNX.... Tim   wd0fkc
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Pack (NX5M)" <nx5m at txcyber.com>
To: <Yaesu at contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 4:25 PM
Subject: [Yaesu] VFO Lock-Up

>I have one of the older Yaesu FT-757 GXII rigs that I have rarely used over 
>the last 10 years.
> Had a guy wanting to buy it so I connected it up today to make sure it was 
> working properly.......it was.
> However, after dialing around for several minutes the vfo suddenly bacame 
> hard to turn and eventually would not turn at all without a serious grip.
> Do anyone know what would be the cause of this and how to possibly fix it?
> Thanks.
> Bob NX5M
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