[Boatanchors] Collins scope?

Sun Nov 22 10:40:13 EST 2015

I think Jay did them for about $250 plus exchange of a heath scope for one that was finished. But it's been about 15 years at least since he last did them.

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<div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: Bry Carling AF4K <bcarling at cfl.rr.com> </div><div>Date:11/21/2015  12:38 PM  (GMT-06:00) </div><div>To: Glen Zook <gzook at yahoo.com>, W5IO <W5IO at SBCGLOBAL.NET> </div><div>Cc: boatanchors at mailman.qth.net, boatanchors at puck.nether.net </div><div>Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] Collins scope? </div><div>
</div>Do you have any idea what they are worth? I have two that look immaculate.

Bry Carling AF4K

On 21 Nov 2015 at 10:29, W5IO wrote:

> Jay Miller KK5IM did a number of the scopes. 
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> -------- Original message --------
> From: Glen Zook via Boatanchors
> Date:11/20/2015 8:51 AM (GMT-06:00)
> To: bcarling at cfl.rr.com
> Cc: boatanchors at mailman.qth.net, boatanchors at puck.nether.net
> Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] Collins scope?
> There was, for years, a member of the CCA who repainted Heath SB-610 and SB-620 units with
> Collins S-Line colors and changed the knobs to resemble those on the S-Line.
> Those units were popular with operators who wanted to use the Heath equipment with their
> S-Lines but did not want to mix green with gray.  I had a Heath SB-620, that was such modified, that
> I got in a trade deal.  I did use it, for a while, but really did not like how it worked.  Another amateur
> radio operator badly wanted it and traded me an excellent condition 32S-1 transmitter for the
> modified SB-620!
> Glen, K9STH Website: http://k9sth.net
>       From: Bry Carling AF4K <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
> To: collins_radios at yahoogroups.com
> Cc: boatanchors at mailman.qth.net; boatanchors at puck.nether.net;
> ham4sale at yahoogroups.com; forsale-swap at mailman.qth.net
> Sent: Friday, November 20, 2015 7:13 AM
> Subject: [Boatanchors] Collins scope?
> I have a couple of small Collins scopes that will be sold along with some other KWM gear.
> I wonder - has anyone ever heard of Collins producing such scopes? Are they panadaptors?
> I will make some pictures of them and try to get model numbers (if any) later today.
> I will post pictures of all the Collins gear for sale soon on my AF4K web site. There will be a
> beautiful KWM2 / PM2 with original manual, and possibly a desk microphone and additional
> items.
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