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Need help again

Post by ian » 10 Oct 2018, 11:06

Hi guys I need to tighten the antenna socket but don't have the right key. Can someone please tell me what the key is called it's a BNC antenna socket I need to tighten.
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Post by ian » 10 Oct 2018, 14:37

It's the nut with the two slots opposite each other.
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Post by GusWroclaw » 10 Oct 2018, 15:03

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Post by DX-Digger » 10 Oct 2018, 20:02

try a pair of long nosed pliers ;-)
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Post by ian » 10 Oct 2018, 21:39

Can't get into it with pliers it's on my Albrecht hand held but thanks all the same.
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Post by Tim » 10 Oct 2018, 22:31

If you can post a picture of the part you need to tighten down we might be better armed to advise you of the tool you need to find.

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Post by DX-Digger » 11 Oct 2018, 14:52

https://www.amazon.com/Stanley-84-096-5 ... 0001IW50Y/
These are what i was referring to long nose/needle nose pliers.
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Post by The Collector » 11 Oct 2018, 19:14

Not sure if it'll help, but you can sometimes put a small flat screwdriver onto a tightening ring/nut and tap it round with say a small hammer to tighten it providing the tip of the s rewdriver can sit in a notch or similar. You can then tighten it a bit at a time even if you can only access a few millimetres.

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Post by GusWroclaw » 11 Oct 2018, 20:05

ian please check my message above. It was in the moderation queue and now it appeared above the other replies. I think that's the tool you are asking for.
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