Re: Stuck Plug-in with broken handle
On Sun, 31 Mar 2019 17:56:26 -0700, you wrote:
What about 5000 series plug-ins? My 5103N D10 came with a 5B10N and two 5A15Ns, all without the handles. I guess the previous owner didn't want somebody to remove the plug-ins! I've been able to remove them by tugging on the knobs and BNC connectors, but that's obviously not optimum. Does anyone have any of the handle assemblies for 5000 series plug-ins they would be willing to part with?I am in Southern California, USA.Thanks.Jim Ford Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphoneI have replacements for the TM5000 series, the ones that come in about
Don't know if they'll fit. I'll see if I can find out what's on my
500 series scope plugins.
They're 3D printed, though.
-------- Original message --------From: Dennis Tillman W7PF <@Dennis_Tillman_W7PF> Date: 3/31/19 3:23 PM (GMT-08:00) To: TekScopes@groups.io Subject: Re: [TekScopes] Stuck Plug-in with broken handle This has been discussed before on TekScopes so you can look through the archives to find solutions. Usually the first thing to do is flip the scope upside down and remove the bottom cover of the scope. That gives you access from below and sometimes it even allows the plugin to fall-up away from the rail it is stuck on giving you a better chance to get it out.The next thing to do is remove all the other plugins so you can get you hand behind the stuck plugin. That way you can apply firm pressure (but not too much) from the rear to free it.If you talk a look at how a plugin with a pull tab couples to the slot in the rail to lock in place you will see that that if you make yourself a very slender, narrow tool that can be inserted far enough into the rectangular opening where the missing