Re: Wooden Case for Vibroplex Original
- Just measured them David,
The thumb piece of my 2007 Original extends 1 & 3/8 inches from the
base. The trapezoidal thumb piece on my 1945 Champion measures 1 &
1/2 inches from the base -- just enough to notice when placed in the
Jack - N0NV
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "David Ring" <n1ea@...> wrote:
> I had never noticed that the Champion thumb piece sticks out more than
> the Original bug.
> The Champion had a trapezoid shaped thumb piece - and I always thought
> that was shorter than the long oval of the new type finger piece of
> the Original. (All old Vibroplex keys had the trapezoid finger
> pieces, but the Champion kept the old style for some reason.
> I'll have to go measure my Champion.
> On 10/26/07, nzeronv <nzeronv@...> wrote:
> > Hello to the group:
> > Another small matter is that my old Champion bug fits too snugly,
> > lengthwise. The thumb piece contacts the interior wall, and could
> > potentially be damaged if the case was to fall on that end. I imagine
> > the same would hold true for a Lightning Bug.