Temporary emergency solution: eye-glass kit containing small Phillips screwdriver available at any convenience store, airport, hotel, notions counter, drug store, etc.
Permanent but removable solution: screw-threads lightly coated with Loctite Blue (not Loctite Red). Kent K9ZTV > On Sep 17, 2016, at 5:16 PM, Peter LaBissoniere <k...@wi.rr.com> wrote: > > I have the same issue. I'm thinking the little screws are too small to handle > the constant side "attack" pressure of keying from higher up on the posts. > I'm afraid I will crack the lexan/plastic if tightened to much and won't help > for long anyway. Seems they should have also been secured at the top? > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Sep 16, 2016, at 1:00 PM, Converse, Robert <robert.conve...@finnegan.com> >> wrote: >> >> A few weeks ago there was some discussion regarding the contact posts coming >> loose on the KXPD2 paddles. I keep experiencing this problem, and can't >> keep the philips screws on the posts tight for long enough to get through a >> QSO. >> >> I'm reluctant to overtighten the screws or use Loc-tite, and wonder if >> anyone has a fix for this problem. I would prefer to avoid loss of use of >> the paddles for the two-week round trip time to the factory and back to >> Maryland. >> >> Bob, WO3E >> >> >> >> This e-mail message is intended only for individual(s) to whom it is >> addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential, >> proprietary, or otherwise exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If >> you believe you have received this message in error, please advise the >> sender by return e-mail and delete it from your mailbox. Thank you. >> >> ______________________________________________________________ >> Elecraft mailing list >> Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft >> Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm >> Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net >> >> This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net >> Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html >> Message delivered to k...@wi.rr.com > ______________________________________________________________ > Elecraft mailing list > Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft > Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm > Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net > > This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net > Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html > Message delivered to k9...@socket.net > ______________________________________________________________ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html Message delivered to arch...@mail-archive.com