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Re: Replacing Vibroplex contact method?

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  • k4oso
    John, If I were in your situation, I would give Betsy a call and ask how they do it. I m sure she d be glad to share any tricks or techniques. 73, Milt k4oso
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 15, 2009
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      John,
      If I were in your situation, I would give Betsy a call and ask how they do it. I'm sure she'd be glad to share any tricks or techniques.
      73, Milt k4oso

      --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "n3wtus" <n3wt@...> wrote:
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      >
      > I ordered two new contact points and the contact screws from Vibroplex, even though Vibroplex recommends purchase of the entire assembly. I thought I would try purchasing only the contacts . The old contacts would snap right into the contact screw. Not so easy with the new contacts. Think a special type tool is needed.
      >
      > Anyone have a method of attaching the new contact to the contact screw after the screw is inserted in the post? This is for the dot contact post.
      >
      > By the way, I orderd a the two contacts, contact screws and another weight from Vibroplex via a FAX order and Vibroplex shipped immediately. Lots of parts are available with excellent service.
      >
      > Tnx John N3WT
      >
    • Jack B.
      Call Betsy on Fridays. It s the only day she works there since she retired last year (last I heard). Jack - N0NV
      Message 2 of 3 , Mar 17, 2009
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        Call Betsy on Fridays. It's the only day she works there since she retired last year (last I heard).

        Jack - N0NV



        --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "k4oso" <k4oso@...> wrote:
        >
        > John,
        > If I were in your situation, I would give Betsy a call and ask how they do it. I'm sure she'd be glad to share any tricks or techniques.
        > 73, Milt k4oso
        >
        > --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "n3wtus" <n3wt@> wrote:
        > >
        > >
        > > I ordered two new contact points and the contact screws from Vibroplex, even though Vibroplex recommends purchase of the entire assembly. I thought I would try purchasing only the contacts . The old contacts would snap right into the contact screw. Not so easy with the new contacts. Think a special type tool is needed.
        > >
        > > Anyone have a method of attaching the new contact to the contact screw after the screw is inserted in the post? This is for the dot contact post.
        > >
        > > By the way, I orderd a the two contacts, contact screws and another weight from Vibroplex via a FAX order and Vibroplex shipped immediately. Lots of parts are available with excellent service.
        > >
        > > Tnx John N3WT
        > >
        >
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