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Astatic D104M6B

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by tshows, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. 2NC995

    2NC995 DAN

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    Mine has held up for several months with the new switch. The original switch was scratchy from the box.

    You need a small iron to replace the switch (and a pair of cheaters). It's tiny.

    I prefer the 575, but not by much.


     
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  2. Slowmover

    Slowmover Sr. Member

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    Cheaters, ha!

    I’ve had bifocals twenty years. No substitute. Just understand that prescription must reflect the distance expected. (I replicate reading distance).

    Progressive (invisible) is worth the expense.

    As no man’s pair of eyes are exact matches one to another, other subtle corrections can be attended.

    Eyeglasses are an emotional problem. Not the warranted tech aspect (all can better their perceptions past age 43).

    Now, for bench work, there is different set of parameters. Where backlit magnification (non-reflective) comes in.

    Your dentist is the example.

    Bench lamp-magnifiers (as above) are the thing.

    No end of uses. Carburetors, firearms, etc.

    The hardest bullet to bite is correct seating. Think, “production line”.

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  3. Handy Andy

    Handy Andy Do Your Research First, Then Decide...

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    " ... There you go again!..."


    The Eyes have it...

    (...Groan...)


     
  4. Mopower71

    Mopower71 Well-Known Member

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    I should have my new switches Monday, as they are already in Kearny NJ
     
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  5. Mopower71

    Mopower71 Well-Known Member

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    Out with the old switch 20200401_223748.jpg 20200401_223812.jpg
     
  6. Mopower71

    Mopower71 Well-Known Member

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    So far, that new switch is working great.
    No more scratchy sounds
     
  7. Eldorado828

    Eldorado828 8-2-8 Amarillo Tx Standing By

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    The rd104 switch on the new mics isn't much better. Mines about a month old and have had to oil it twice already. I'll end up replacing soon I suspect
     
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