Re: Topic title debate, was RE: [TekScopes] 7000 still hard to beat

fiftythreebuick <ae5i@...>

Hi Craig-

I must be missing something....

If I click on a thread and see that it's veered off topic so that it's no longer of interest to me, it only takes oh maybe 3 - 5 seconds to click on another thread. That doesn't seem like a big deal to me, but am I missing something? I genuinely don't understand the problem!

Have a great evening!


On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 08:02 AM, Craig Sawyers wrote:

Here's the thing Chuck - if the topic was called something like "2465B and
7000 series - a comparison"
or something similar that would have been more informative of the thread

I have a lot of interest in the 7000 series and none at all in the 2465B
(apart from anything else I
have no room left for any other series!) - hence my chagrin at opening posts
and expecting it to be
about the 7000 series and finding it was something else entirely.

Frustratingly this happens all the time, and renders it difficult to
impossible to find relevant posts
in the archives.

There is one list I'm a long standing member of
( ) where
if a thread strays off topic the mods simply delete the straying posts, often
within minutes. And
don't even tell you if and why your post has vanished.

I'm not remotely suggesting that we go down that route - just a little more
discipline in (a) using
an informative title for the thread and (b) if the thread changes to a
different topic to change the
working title to reflect that.

We agree about the politics entirely ;-)


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Chuck
Sent: 05 November 2019 14:48
Subject: Re: [TekScopes] 7000 still hard to beat


You are out of line here. You are my friend, but you are

Peter opened this thread describing how his go to 2465B
fell short of his needs, forcing him to resort to a
combination of 7A22 and 7000 series scope to make his

That was an obvious opening for both 2465B fans, and
7000 series fans to discuss the topic.

To add fuel to this fire, I calibrate lots of 2465 family
scopes, for group members, but my go to scope is a 7854
for the same reason that Peter went to his 7103/7A22 to
solve his difficult task.

I keep my 7854 stuffed with an assortment of plugins that
meet my daily needs in a way I just can't with the highly
capable, portable, but ultimately limited 2465B.

Discussions on this group are never fixed and ridged they
wiggle and squirm their way into different discussions...

But excepting for your tirade, this discussion has stuck
to its original course. It started as a discussion of
2465B's vs 7000 series versatility, and so it has remained.

Be glad that we haven't veered into politics.

-Chuck Harris

Craig Sawyers wrote:
Don't agree. When I open a post that is "7000 still hard to beat" I expect
to find posts on the
of the 7000 series scopes and plug ins. Not the 2465B.

There is nothing more frustrating than keeping a message title and
digressing onto another topic.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of
Sent: 05 November 2019 01:52
Subject: Re: [TekScopes] 7000 still hard to beat

Well that is a little rude Craig. The OP clearly states that a 2465B is
his main scope and he
out a R7103 and put in a 7A22 for greater sensitivity and differential
input. My simple question
asking if there was an active probe with diff inputs that could increase
his main scope, the

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