[AMRadio] sources for alignment tools


manualman at juno.com manualman at juno.com
Tue Mar 31 02:47:32 EDT 2015


It's much easier to split a soft powered slug that's very hard to turn or
jammed in a core with an allen wrench. Get a good quality set of
alignment tools that's designed for the job.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:36:07 -0500 <james.liles at comcast.net> writes:
> Hi Bob,
> 
> I use a 2.5mm allan wrench to start them then the plastic.  Helps to 
> keep 
> from splitting the slug.
> 
> Kindest regards Jim K9AXN
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Robert Sauvan
> Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 6:43 PM
> To: Hammarlund Mail List ; Hallicrafters ; AM Radio
> Subject: [AMRadio] sources for alignment tools
> 
> Hi all,
> I am in need of some new alignment tools. In particular, the hex 
> head
> piece to tune coil slugs. I have been searching, but only find 
> cheap
> looking plastic ones like I have presently. I would like to find
> something that is a bit harder and stronger than the ones I am 
> finding.
> The ones I have, worked fine for a bit. But, when you run across a 
> tough
> slug to turn, they sorta just slip and get rounded off due to the 
> softer
> plastic. What is everyone using and where are you getting them?
> 
> Thanks-Bob-W0YBS



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