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Reviews Categories | Keys & Paddles | K8RA P-5 Iambic Paddle Help


Reviews Summary for K8RA P-5 Iambic Paddle
K8RA P-5 Iambic Paddle Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $220.00
Description: All brass keyer weighing 7.0 pounds. Beautifully made by a ham for hams. Available with either springs or magnets. Also available is a kit to allow changing from one to the other. Smooth action and easy control.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.K8RA.com
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WC1X Rating: 5/5 Nov 17, 2012 16:17 Send this review to a friend
Fantastic  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Very good fit and finish. Heavy, heavy, heavy and it will not move around the desk. Outstanding value for the money. Thanks Jerry!
 
W4UTI Rating: 5/5 May 15, 2012 14:37 Send this review to a friend
Heavy but sensitive  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
The first thing I thought when I opened the box was that it is beautifully crafted. The second thing was that it was HEAVY. The 7 pounds is going to keep it stable no matter how hard you slap it. I have the "spring" model but it's also available, with magnets,at the same price. The fingerpads are large but easily controlled. It takes a little time and patience to set it up. The contacts and the springs are NOT on threaded screws. Lossening the set screws allows them to be slid back and forth. To get a very close contact gap is a little difficult, but once set, it seems to hold well.

One other comment...You won't find a nicer ham to deal with than Jerry (K8RA). If you call him you can count on true personal service. He goes out of his way to please.
 


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