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Author Topic: UParmored KX1 - Now Mk. 5 up one from Mk. 4  (Read 3665 times)

RadioRay

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UParmored KX1 - Now Mk. 5 up one from Mk. 4
« on: October 26, 2014, 01:24:52 AM »
Most of you know that my Elecraft KX1 is quite different from the original design



I made a hardened/water proof version, it's case is a water tight Otterbox. It's worked well for many years and I've added upgrades & improved it's usability, but the KX1 Mk. 4  faceplate and inside of the lid was unpainted, but it is now.



« Last Edit: October 26, 2014, 01:27:43 AM by RadioRay »
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Re: UParmored KX1 - Now Mk. 5 up one from Mk. 4
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2014, 02:34:26 AM »
Nice job, it looks great.

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Re: UParmored KX1 - Now Mk. 5 up one from Mk. 4
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2014, 02:47:48 AM »
Very nice

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Re: UParmored KX1 - Now Mk. 5 up one from Mk. 4
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2014, 10:30:20 AM »
When I could run through the mountains like a tiger, there was no equipment like this. Now that hiking around the block is more normal, I have this great radio... Haha

Life is funny sometimes.

Rr
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Re: UParmored KX1 - Now Mk. 5 up one from Mk. 4
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2014, 11:13:35 AM »
When I could run through the mountains like a tiger, there was no equipment like this. Now that hiking around the block is more normal, I have this great radio... Haha

Life is funny sometimes.

Rr
Yeah, life can be an ironic bitch sometimes.

The Uparmored KX1 Mk. 5 Super Sport is sure looking cool(er) though. I'm sort of feeling inadequate now with my plain old un-armored, un-waterproof KX1 MK. 0  ;D
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Re: UParmored KX1 - Now Mk. 5 up one from Mk. 4
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2014, 07:39:45 PM »
Thanks guys.  Now that I've reveled in the waves of accolades, it's for sale on E-Bay.  Time for me to build a new project, like maybe an MTR in a kevlar case with fission/fusion batteries the size of a pin head.  For reference about the size of a pin head, please look under my hat.)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Elecraft-KX1-UP-armored-version-/291278545108?


73 de RadioRay ..._  ._

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Re: UParmored KX1 - Now Mk. 5 up one from Mk. 4
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2014, 07:39:45 PM »