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    I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

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    j beede

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    I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by j beede on Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:46 pm

    I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?


    stewdan

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    Removal of Faceplate

    Post by stewdan on Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:56 pm

    Loosen the SET Screw on the Selector Control Knob.
    Remove the NUTs holding the controls to the faceplate.

    The Faceplate should now "fall off"

    That is if you are not joking!!

    PeterCapo

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    Re: I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by PeterCapo on Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:10 am

    He's joking.

    It's for sale on ebay.  Now there's a restoration challenge.  Looks like it went a few rounds with Rocky Balboa.

    cci1492

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    Re: I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by cci1492 on Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:54 am

    http://www.goatlocker.org/sound/navyband/taps.mp3

    Sad

    Gregg R.

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    I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by Gregg R. on Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:07 am

    Here's the link to the Ebay listing:

    Dyna PAS--Rocky Balboa edition

    Four days to go!! Bid now!

    tubes4hifi
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    Re: I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by tubes4hifi on Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:33 pm

    that's what you get when you drop a preamp into a tyvek bag with a bunch of foam peanuts, and expect it to survive a 3 foot drop or throw from USPS or UPS or FedEx.
    I've gotten a few of those from customers! Use 1" of solid foam (sheet insulation) or 2" of bubble wrap, into a box, followed by the same into a box at least 3-4" larger in all dimensions.
    Then it's idiot proof !!

    Doctor Hugocat

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    Re: I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by Doctor Hugocat on Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:01 pm

    [quote="j beede"]I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?



    I tell everyone who asks.....you gotta use a FOUR inch chisel.

    Bob Latino
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    Re: I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by Bob Latino on Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:15 pm

    That POS(piece of sh**)-3  sold last night for $122+ with no knobs, tubes, top cover, not working etc. Lotta work involved in bringing that one back to its original glory. Maybe someone really wanted a challenge ?

    Bob

    peterh

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    Re: I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by peterh on Wed Aug 24, 2016 1:42 pm

    There is no correlation between produced sound quality and price !

    tubes4hifi
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    Re: I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by tubes4hifi on Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:47 pm

    there's always a bigger idiot with a bigger wallet . . .
    ASSuming that the transformer is OK, I see about $50 worth of usable parts in there.

    peterh

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    Re: I give up... how do you get the PAS front panel off?

    Post by peterh on Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:35 pm

    tubes4hifi wrote:there's always a bigger idiot with a bigger wallet . . .
    ASSuming that the transformer is OK, I see about $50 worth of usable parts in there.

    Nope, it's not the original transformer.

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