[AMRadio] Viking Valiant frequency knob play


WA5VGO hbrnut at suddenlink.net
Thu Aug 18 05:45:05 EDT 2016


I think Johnson used an odd-ball reducer coupling - 1/4" X 3/16". This pretty much forces you to stick with the original. 

Darrell

> On Aug 18, 2016, at 2:33 AM, Jay Bromley <jayw5jay at cox.net> wrote:
> 
> Hi Rob,
> I would think so if there is room to do that.  I've been lucky so far and never broke one.  Surely someone that has tried this would comment?
> 
> This a good case just to use a DDS VFO and bypass the original VFO, :-)
> 
> 
> 73 de jay/w5jay..
> 
> 
> Can't you just use a standard porcelain insulated shaft coupler?
> 
> Rob
> K5UJ
> 
>> On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:15 AM, Jay Bromley <jayw5jay at cox.net> wrote:
>> Sounds like you broke the bakelite flex coupling that drives the cap.  
>> Pain in the backside to fix, you have to take off the knobs and front panel.
>> Some guys repair the broken bakelite with circuit board material or 
>> find a good junkbox that has a coupling that will work.
> 
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