7000DLE Tandem RCA Jack Mounting

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7000DLE Tandem RCA Jack Mounting

Postby w9ac » Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:17 pm

The attached photo shows a set of #4 tapping screws added to hold the tandem RCA jacks in place on the back panel. Installation was very easy. A set of plastic mounting holes pass completely through. So, once the back panel is off, it’s simply a matter of drilling through the mounting holes from the back side. In a couple minutes the job was done. No measuring required.

Although I used tapping screws, one could use machine screws. Then, add a #4 lock washer and nut to hold the jack captive against the panel.

Paul, W9AC

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Re: 7000DLE Tandem RCA Jack Mounting

Postby w-u-2-o » Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:31 pm

Fantastic, Paul, thank you. That's how it should have been done on both the 7000 and 8000. Apache has fixed this on the 7000 MKII. An easy modification for those so inclined!



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