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940Re: [cw_bugs] Re: VIBROPLEX Original Deluxe

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  • hermit
    May 2, 2008
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      Hi Milt -

      Mine is the jeweled version as well. I opted for the black finger
      pieces.

      I have been looking hard at the VizKey for quite awhile now. Think
      maybe I'm gonna have me one of those soon. Hi.

      73

      >Dick,
      >That 100th Anniversary is real "eye candy", eh? I "acquired" a very
      >lightly used one a short time ago. Mine has the jewelled mainframe
      >and red fingerpieces. Really adds sparkle to the operating desk.
      >73, Milt
      >k4oso
      >
      >--- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, hermit <hermit@...> wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >> Mike -
      >>
      >> My XYL got me the Anniversary bug for Christmas '07 and I am unable
      >to
      >> find any blemishes at all. I think you will be well pleased. It's
      >> gorgeous.
      >>
      >> 73
      >>
      >> Dick KB3OMJ
      >>
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >Mike:
      >> >
      >> >Let us know what you think of your new 100th Anniversary Original
      >> >after it arrives.
      >> >
      >> >Jack - N0NV
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >--- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, Mike Markowski <mm@> wrote:
      >> >>
      >> >> Marcelo, George, & all,
      >> >>
      >> >> Enjoy the new bug, Marcelo! I hope you'll have time to post a
      >review.
      >> >> It's always helpful for new bug users like me to hear other new
      >buyers'
      >> >> impressions.
      >> >>
      >> >> I'm awaiting my 100th Anniv Orig bug here. There's a backlog of
      >> >about 3
      >> >> to 4 weeks. Vibroplex web page says the 100th Anniv bug is sold
      >at 25%
      >> >> off because they can't guarantee the quality of the base. So I
      >called
      >> >> and asked what kind of blemishes I might expect. Betsy at
      >Vibroplex
      >> >> says that the maker of the bases has worked out the problems (I
      >almost
      >> >> said 'bugs') and that now the bases are fine. In her
      >words, "But the
      >> >> boss says to keep selling at the sale price and word has gotten
      >round."
      >> >> So $157 might just be a steal. I haven't received mine to
      >verify
      >> >this
      >> >> but will be happy to post a follow up after the bug arrives if
      >> >anyone is
      >> >> interested.
      >> >>
      >> >> Also, Marcelo, you might not even need to slow it down. I think
      >with
      >> >> the standard weight you can go down to about 20 or so wpm. At
      >least
      >> >> with my old Lionel J-36 with the weight out to the end, it goes
      >pretty
      >> >> slow. But the ca. WW-II bearings might also be worn! :-)
      >> >>
      >> >> 73,
      >> >> Mike ab3ap
      >> >>
      >> >> George Osier wrote:
      >> >> > FB Marcelo !!! I have the Vari-Speed and have used it quite a
      >bit
      >> >but my
      >> >> > favorite still is the Extendadot !! If you have never used
      >paddles it
      >> >> > shouldnt take long to get the knack of the bug !!
      >> >> >
      >> >> > Good luck and have fun !!!!
      >> >> >
      >> >> > George , N2JNZ
      >> >> > SKCC 2836T
      >> >> > Vibroplex 100th Anniversary Original here
      >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
      >> >> > From: "n2yhq" <n2yhq@>
      >> >> >> Just ordered a new original deluxe bug with the vari speed to
      >slow it
      >> >> >> down HIHI. Can't wait to get it.
      >> >> >>
      >> >> >> 73
      >> >> >> Marcelo
      >> >>
      >> >
      >>
      >
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