[AMRadio] Re: Value of Homebrew Rigs,


Donald Chester k4kyv at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 12 01:23:04 EDT 2006



>I know one prior owner in the Milwaukee area who traded his KW-1 for a 
>house-painting job.  I asked him why and he said "I needed the house 
>painted" ;-)  This was back in the 70s when all he figured if it was just 
>useful for CW or as a linear, he could do that with a much smaller rig.
>
>Yeah, he's still kicking himself!

Well, I dunno.  Even at today's KW-1 prices, that might not be such a bad 
deal.  Have you seen any estimates on house painting lately?  Even a 
moderately sized house with wood siding  may run into  5 digits these days 
for a good professionally done job.

Don k4kyv





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