Re: {Collins} Meter repair



Also check the front and rear main springs make shure they are not tangled or misaligned.
Mike
WB2KKI




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From: Kurt Keller <kkeller1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Friday, June 26, 2009 10:51:53 AM
Subject: {Collins} Meter repair


>
>I have found the meters I have had trouble with sticking was due to 
>bearing wear resulting in the coil assembly having too much play in 
>it. I carefully loosened the nut on either the back or front that 
>locks in the bearing adjustment and turned the adjustment to take 
>the play out and tightened the nut back up.


Kurt Keller




>At 07:46 AM 6/26/2009, you wrote:
>>Or you can use the old Scotch tape trick.  Take a piece of Scotch 
>>tape and fold it over so that you have a two sided piece of sticky 
>>tape and carefully sweep the inside of the meter to catch any 
>>particles that might be in there.
>>
>>David
>>KC2JD/4
>>
>>Bob Hardie- W5UQ wrote:
>>>the meter has a spec of dirt or metal in it...
>>>Odds are, using tuner wash.."carefully"... _very carefully._... 
>>>one can wash out the debris and the meter will work fine.
>>>Have had several just like it.
>>>B
>>>David C. Hallam wrote:
>>>>I have used:
>>>>
>>>>Eldad Benary
>>>>The Sound Company
>>>>129 George sickle Road
>>>>Saugerties, NY 12477
>>>>eldad@xxxxxxxxxx
>>>>845 246-2466
>>>>
>>>>Not cheap but I have no complaints about his work.
>>>>
>>>>David
>>>>KC2JD/4
>>>>
>>>>TVComlGuy@xxxxxxx wrote:
>>>>>Good afternoon to the group,
>>>>>I have a 51S-1 that the meter sticks about 3/4 of the way up.  I 
>>>>>took  it to a local watchmaker and he couldn't fix it but said 
>>>>>that everything looked  OK and nothing was broken.  Is there 
>>>>>anyone out there who does meter  repair?
>>>>>
>>>>>73//Ron, KB0WAR
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