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Friday, February 24, 2012

Two Workbenches and a Mini Solder Pot

KC9LIF's bench

Hi Bill,
FB...What a great addition to your work bench. Congrats, you will put it to good use! I remember that scope when I worked at the Nuclear Physics Research Department Cyclotron at Indiana University about 30 years ago. It was the top of the line and worked great!! I lucked out by getting a Techtronics 2213 60Mhz dual trace at a Hamfest for a great price a few years back. Luck like that comes to those that wait. I recently gave my work bench a face lift... BTW, the bench doesn't look that nice now...
73,
Kent KC9LIF

Dino's bench

Bill -
Ray VK4ZW's "solder pot" idea is a good one....for another version check out Doug Hendrick's tech note at his Hendricks QRP site:

http://www.qrpkits.com/files/MiniSolderPot.pdf

Congrats on the new scope! We have finally moved to our "place in the sun" and I had the opportunity to double the size of my workbench.
73 - Dino KL0S



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