That's a major case of delayed gratification. But like you, I saw no
problems with the quality of the base.
Have fun Mike,
Jack - N0NV
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike Markowski <mm@...> wrote:
> Jack and everyone,
> nzeronv wrote:
> > Mike:
> > Let us know what you think of your new 100th Anniversary Original
> > after it arrives.
> > Jack - N0NV
> It arrived at long last! Ordered April 3rd and showed up by the door
> just a few minutes ago - about 9 weeks later. Vibroplex had a back
> order on 100th Anniv bases and then had to wait on an order of parts
> the lever apparently. But it made.
> By the way, I can safely say that though the 100th Anniv Original is
> advertised as "seconds only" with warnings that quality might not be
> 100%, I see absolutely no sign of problems. Others have said the same,
> so if you have $160 to spare it's really a very good deal.
> The bug has much snappier action than my Lionel J-36 and is also a
> little noisier. But I can make much more crisp characters than with
> J-36. Dinner soon and then I'll have to make my 1st qso on the new bug!
> Mike ab3ap