Portable CW Key

So i have one of those god awful chinese cw keys designed for the FT817 that I use portable so i do not have to take the Begali with me. Expensive key being bashed about does not sound appealing to me. Anyway, i have used tape and all sorts of methods of holding this thing in place for use. But the other day I finally made up a suitable base for it to make the worst key in the world almost usable.

I routed up some bits of 6mm ply on the CNC and did a quick dry run to see if it was going to work.

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Next i droped the rig in place and all seemed to be good.

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Gave it a good sanding and then glued it all together with some 5min epoxy

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The end result, the weight of the light weight rig is enough to hold the key in place and make it useable.

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