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Re: Replace Vibroplex contacts?

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  • k4oso
    Tim, Could you restate your suggestion. I m missing something. Thanks, Milt k4oso ... press fit the new ones I provide tsp with little ball ... with reley
    Message 1 of 9 , Jul 23, 2008
      Tim,
      Could you restate your suggestion. I'm missing something. Thanks,
      Milt k4oso
      --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "Tim Soxman" <tims@...> wrote:
      >
      > steve,
      > If you had a drill press you could drill out the conntacts and
      press fit the new ones I provide tsp with little ball
      > peen hammer snd it's locked in place.Pr you an polish yhr contacts
      with reley burnishr or FlitZ/
      > Tim W3ZVT
      > To: cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 2:09 PM
      > Subject: [cw_bugs] Replace Vibroplex contacts?
      >
      >
      > After a few months of all sideswiper sending, my bug has again
      caught
      > my attention. It is a 1953 Presentation, my favorite bug so far.
      >
      > A friend told me Vibroplex will replace the contacts. I just
      called
      > Vibroplex and they said it is $40.50 to replace each contact on
      the
      > contact post, the contact spring, and the sliding dash contact.
      >
      > Is that service worth the money? Or can I do a similar repair on
      my own?
      >
      > 73,
      >
      > Steve N6VL
      >
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