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Re: Digest Number 396

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  • k4oso
    Ha ha! David, my bug sending starts out with lots of fingers . But as I tire, I m almost forced to bring my arm into play. Also, at higher speeds, I can t
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 30, 2008
      Ha ha!
      David, my bug sending starts out with lots of "fingers". But as I
      tire, I'm almost "forced" to bring my arm into play. Also, at higher
      speeds, I can't handle it with fingers.----the arm has to be used.
      Milt--- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "David Ring" <n1ea@...> wrote:
      >
      > I couldn't agree more with your post, Jim.
      >
      > I try to tell bug users that the arm is mostly or fully on the desk,
      > and that the motion that should be used is like that of turning a door
      > knob, with the fingers and thumb gently holding - but not pusing back
      > and forth - the button shaped knob and the flat paddle of the bug and
      > that ALL the motion that actuates the bug comes from the forearm and
      > the wrist rotating but NONE of the motion comes from the fingers.
      >
      > If you do this somehow the mass of the arm creates smooth dashes and
      > because the LONG muscles of the forearm are used, the operator does
      > not tire quickly or get fatigued.
      >
      > 73
      >
      > David N1EA
      >
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