[AMRadio] UPDATE: Free for SASE: Simpson 260 Repair Manual Copies

Chuck Kembring kembring at epix.net
Tue Sep 21 17:31:56 EDT 2004

	Sorry for all the crap this turned out to be! "No good deed ever goes
Thanks again for the effort, and extra effort this turned out to be.
Chuck Kembring	WB3LGG
Cochranville, Pa.

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net]On Behalf Of Merz Donald S
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 3:07 PM
To: 'Amradio (E-mail); 'Baswaplist' (E-mail); 'Glowbugs (E-mail)
Subject: [AMRadio] UPDATE: Free for SASE: Simpson 260 Repair Manual

Quick update on this: I have about 20 SASE's sitting here. I just got the
copies from the printer yesterday. What a snafu. In the first go-round, they
tried to hand me back uncollated, unstapled pages. I looked at it and said
"what am I supposed to do with that?" Then the rains came...

But all is well. I am trying to peddle a few copies on eBay to make some
money to buy the kids new shoes. They haven't had any new shoes since those
ones we got at the bowling alley....

Your SASE copies will all go out on Friday and should be in your hands
Monday, 9/27. Sorry for the delay.

73, Don Merz, N3RHT

-----Original Message-----
From: Merz Donald S
Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2004 12:47 PM
To: 'Amradio (E-mail); 'Baswaplist' (E-mail); 'Glowbugs (E-mail)
Subject: Free for SASE: Simpson 260 Repair Manual Copies

Free For SASE:

Well, maybe I am the last to come across this, but I recently found a repair
manual for the Simpson 260 Series VOMs. This was published by Sears, of all
people, in 1976. Here are the details:

"Sears Simpson 260 Meter Repair Program Division 92 Source 260" dated May,
1976. This is about 20 8.5x11 pages with many pictures and schematics. This
covers all tests and repairs EXCEPT switch replacement. Switch replacement
is not covered (it refers you to Simpson for a factory repair). Models
covered are Series 3, 4, 5, 5P, 6 and 6P. Specifics: Lengthy troubleshooting
chart, Overload Relay Adjustment, Calibration of all ranges and theory of
operation. Photos show parts placement (like a Sams does) and schematics for
each model are provided.

Anyway, if you want a copy, just send me an 8.5x11 envelope with four 37
cent stamps on it and your address. I will stuff the envelope and mail it
back to you the same day. No need to reply to this e-mail. Don't send stamps
or cash--just the SASE. Address below.

With any luck, the 260 will be being used by techs long after we are gone...

73, Don Merz, N3RHT
47 Hazel Drive
Pittsburgh, PA  15228

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