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Re: McElroy S-600

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  • fred
    Sorry , not an ex sparks . acquired the bug when I bought a complete TR-3 . TR-3/L4B/MS4-AC3/DC4/RV4/MN4 and the 2B/2BQ receiver . won t say what I gave for it
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 23, 2013
      Sorry , not an ex sparks . acquired the bug when I bought a complete TR-3 . TR-3/L4B/MS4-AC3/DC4/RV4/MN4 and the 2B/2BQ receiver . won't say what I gave for it . just say I stole it . my hearing is not good enough for CW any more .

      Andrew
      kd5pnt

      --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "D.J.J. Ring, Jr." <n1ea@...> wrote:
      >
      > Good morning, Andrew.
      >
      > Any chance an ex- Sparks?
      >
      > Take off the weights. Take off the finger paddle and the thumb knob, put
      > in small plastic bag. Put the weight in a separate plastic bag.
      >
      > Take an elastic and wrap around the vibrator and the damper - damper post.
      >
      > Wrap entire key in a generous amount of bubble wrap - about five or six
      > feet long, half way insert the knob and paddle finger pieces, tape them
      > there, continuing to wrap, right at the end put the weights. Tape with
      > packing tape. Pull down the bubble wrap from the front and back of the key
      > so that one covers the front end of the key, one the back side, tape with
      > packing tape.
      >
      > Place a generous layer of packing material on the bottom of a medium-large
      > size box. place the wrapped key in the middle, make sure that the packing
      > is dense so the key does not move, pushing packing material down around the
      > key, adding more packing, coverig the key, fill the box.
      >
      > Seal box so it does not pop open and make a mess your cat will love.
      >
      > Write address on box, ship by US Post Office.
      >
      > US Post Office has a flat rate box, you can fit the key into this.
      >
      > 73
      >
      > David N1EA
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      > On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 10:49 AM, fred <radiomanl@...> wrote:
      >
      > > looking for ideas on the best way to safely ship without disassembly .
      > >
      > > andrew
      > > kd5pnt
      > >
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