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HT1250 REFURB Help

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ryan3294

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Does anyone know of a decent radio shop who can change out the housing/kit on an HT1250 for a reasonable price. I'm not comfortable doing it myself. I have the radio and the refurb kit already. I PM'd some people on here but got no responses. Any help would be appreciated...
Thanks and 73!

-Ryan
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Ryan. It would help if we knew where you live, so someone could suggest a shop close to you. It's silly for me to suggest a great shop in Florida if you live in LA. QRZ says you live in CT, but you might have moved. GARY N4KVE
 
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InlandEmpire

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It's super easy to change out. It's kinda fun; I was a little nervous changing my first case too, but it's satisfying to have a new looking radio in hand when you're done.

Let me know if you still need a reference. There are a couple dealers in California that I'd recommend and are reasonable, but it's a long way to ship your radio.
 

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I have the full keypad model and i want to replace the housing and want to make it a limited keypad. Will this work or will i have issues with it. I never used the DTMF keypad on it anyway... Also, is this something i can do myself or does it have to be taken to a shop?? I have some knowledge as to how to take it apart and put it back together.
 

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Convert DTMF Keypad to Ltd. Keypad

I have the full keypad model and i want to replace the housing and want to make it a limited keypad. Will this work or will i have issues with it. I never used the DTMF keypad on it anyway... Also, is this something i can do myself or does it have to be taken to a shop?? I have some knowledge as to how to take it apart and put it back together.
This will work fine if you swap housings with a limited keypad model. Your radio will just no longer have a physical DTMF keypad on the front to operate. If I remember correctly the connections are all the same.
Similarly, if you have a limited keypad HT1250 and you put it in a new case with DTMF keypad, the radio will still work but the DTMF keypad will have no function.
 
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