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Labeling Hand helds

Delivers1234

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Hi. I have the Powerwerx Tera-505 Recreation handhelds. Does anyone know how to label them with a name etc? Just permamnet marker? a label? etching?
 

a417

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It's all how permanent you want to. I've used all, engravings are the only thing that last.
 

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Thank you. Where would you recommend and engraving? something like "Luke M."
Entirely subjective. If its your own I'd say last name and a phone #. If it's work, then I'd say an inventory control # and a phone #. You could put the mark of the beast on it if you wanted, no one is stopping you.
Never owned a tera, but looking at the front i'd say below the speaker, above the decal and then pop the battery off and do it again on the back of the radio chassis. That's how we did the fleet of handhelds we used of similar design.
 

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^^^ Those engravers work well. Tag anything of value. I usually mark my tools and expensive items.

If you don't want it to show, do it under the battery. Put your name and phone number. Or, put your name and drivers license number. If found, police can easily run your DL# and return the radio.

If you want to do it on the front/side, just practice first so you get a feel how it works. There is usually and adjustment knob on the engraver that you'll need to fine tune.
 

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I Had a batch of property of stickers made up that fit easily on the inside of the battery compartment on most radios. Look kind of like a service sticker. Even have a spot where I can mark a date of FW or codeplug
 

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Kind of an odd suggestion, call local gun stores, most of them will also laser engrave for pretty cheap. I know my firearm is different than a radio, but it was only like 20-25 bucks to get it done.
 

danesgs

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You can also use label makers they last a while also and have a raised lettering. Cheap alternative
 

morfis

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You can also use label makers they last a while also and have a raised lettering. Cheap alternative
Or the more modern versions which aren't raised and look far smarter (and are thin enough to use behind a battery pack/batteries)
 

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can you give a link to the more modern versions? I guess I have not used one of those yet.

KJ4DGE
 

morfis

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can you give a link to the more modern versions? I guess I have not used one of those yet.

KJ4DGE
No doubt numerous options but the one I use is an ancient Dymo "LabelManager" one so just search your favourite office supply /online retailer for that. Daft money here in the UK 20 years ago but cheaper over there and no doubt far cheaper these days anyway!
 
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