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Looking for PTT guard/shield for Retevis RB17/17V/17A

Wicho

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Hello all,

I've been searching high and low for anyone selling PTT guards for the Retevis RB17 series. I see them 3d printed for the UV-5R and a couple of other radios but none for the RB17. I've considered trying to have some 3D printed but thought I'd first ask if anyone has seen anything that would work.

Yeah, I know they're CCR's but I have a few dozen of the FRS RB17 and MURS 17V in use (they get beat up and lost at times, so cheap is good in this case). I've added a #35 o-ring under the volume knob to tighten it up considerably, but the radio's other main shortcoming is the PTT button and how easy it is to press. I've thought if a simple PTT guard could be glued on around the PTT we'd deal with many less inadvertent open mic situations. The radio could then also be in a pack or pouch without the button being pressed.

Any thoughts? Thanks.
 
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