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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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Post by ian » 19 Mar 2019, 17:45

Thanks guys much appreciated think I'll have to take a photo of the nut and post it here later it's for the antenna socket nut on the top of my hand held can't get into tighten it because the case is in the way .
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Post by ian » 19 Mar 2019, 17:50

The Collector ur right in what I'm trying I've tried what u said but can't get it tight enough think I'll need the right tool thank all the same hope people under stand what I'm trying to do
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Post by The Collector » 19 Mar 2019, 20:38

I'm not sure what the connector looks like but another tool you could try is some circlip pliers. Google them if you don't know what they are and see if they might work with their little pins on the end.

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Post by ian » 19 Mar 2019, 23:01

Thanks Dx-Digger found 6-Inch 70-Degree Bent Long Nose Pliers might do the trick. I'll post a photo of the nut and try to find out the name of the tool. Thanks to all for the help
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Post by ian » 19 Mar 2019, 23:25

Think I've managed to get the photo upload
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Re: Need help again

Post by sickboy » 19 Mar 2019, 23:52

Embrace your inner muppet !

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