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Old 23rd Feb 2021, 9:41 pm   #1
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Default Wanted Yaesu FT-290

Donít know whether its vintage enough but Im looking for a tidy working Yaesu FT-290.
I trust you lot more than ebay untested house clearance sets with failed lcd displays etc.
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Old 23rd Feb 2021, 11:24 pm   #2
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Default Re: Wanted Yaesu FT-290

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Donít know whether its vintage enough but Im looking for a tidy working Yaesu FT-290.
I trust you lot more than ebay untested house clearance sets with failed lcd displays etc.
Do you have a preference as to a Mk1 or Mk2?

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Old 23rd Feb 2021, 11:35 pm   #3
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(The MK2 is officially called the 'R2').
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Yeah sorry mk1 preferred, less button pushing iirc
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Old 24th Feb 2021, 2:53 pm   #5
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Sorted thanks. Been looking at a very tidy boxed one on ebay and he’d just reduced the price
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Old 24th Feb 2021, 10:03 pm   #6
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It looks very tidy from the pictures. The box is marked 290Rm, and the listing mentions mutek but canít see one fitted. No concerns if not, Ive put the cart before the horse as usual and got one
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