[chirp_users] baofeng clip/coming apart

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 18:15:13 PDT 2013


Wrong mailing list. This is CHIRP, not CLIP. ;-)
Jim KC9HI

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 8:13 PM, <kf8sj at aol.com> wrote:

> have twice had the big clip on back come apart.  first time, hit wooden
> floor, secomd time landed on concrete, and battery flew off-
> call me clumsy.  also dropped (accidently!)  several other times!  on the
> second drop-the spring, and clip landed in some grass, but was able to find
> them.
> this is one rugged little beast!
>
> this on a uv5r but believe clip same on most models
>
> ANYWAY---after second explosion-got out the jb weld (epoxy)-put a dab on
> each end of the pin going thru the spring, and a dab on the spring in the
> rear.  NO MORE SEPARATION PROBLEMS.
>
> presently firing up 6 uv5re plus units-they have all been epoxied!  love
> this little beastie!
>
> word to the wise.  get out the epoxy now!
>
> 73   jim  kf8sj
>
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