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Author Topic: Paddle choice  (Read 416 times)
KK7NF
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« on: November 21, 2007, 06:54:57 PM »

N3ZN or Begali Simplex? Any w/experience on both?

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W7AIT
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« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2007, 01:45:40 AM »

Vibroplex paddle.  Built like a tank.  Have 2 and first one I bought in 1974.
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K7PEH
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« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2007, 07:57:44 AM »

I have the Begali Magnetic classic and it is worth every penny I paid.  I am not sure how much different it is in quality from the Simplex but I am betting that all of Begali keys are of high quality.
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K7KBN
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« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2007, 09:03:56 AM »

A key that feels perfect to me might be awkward to the point of unusable for you.  Don't go by others' feelings.  Sit down with several paddles and try each one out for at least 5 - 10 minutes.  Note what you consider "good" and "bad" about each.  This is not unlike looking for new shoes.  It's what YOU decide that ultimately matters.
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Pat K7KBN
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« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2007, 10:41:08 AM »

I agree with K7KBN, try some out first and find the one YOU like if you can.  If you can't and are on the fence on which one to buy, get the Begali.  I have the Simplex and it is NICE!  The quality that this gentleman puts into his products is hard to put into words, and his customer service is as good as his products.  Try the Begali!!  Good luck OM.

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