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    How do you remove the auxiliary socket from stowage box?
    on: Dec 03, 2018, 07.22 pm
    Dec 03, 2018, 07.22 pm
    Need some insight.  When I received my 2015 Trophy it appears the shipper screwed up my stowage box lid. Broke one of the hinge pieces and a little plastic piece for the push button.
    Anyway, I ordered a new box an trying to switch in the new box.
    I got EVERYTHING off the old box... EXCEPT.... the aux socket.
    I looked thru the manual and they don't even discuss how to remove this socket.
    I've looked it over for about an hour and cannot seem to figure out how the plastic ring un/locks onto the metal socket.

    Anyone have any experience/advice with getting this piece off?


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    Re: How do you remove the auxiliary socket from stowage box?
    Reply #1 on: Dec 03, 2018, 07.51 pm
    Dec 03, 2018, 07.51 pm
    If you look carefully inside the socket there are two small rectangular holes
    about 3 or 4 mm wide - they look black - the black colour is from “tabs”
    on the black plastic body, and these latch into the holes to retain the socket.

    It’s quite fiddly but if you depress these while pushing the metal part
    from the other side, the tabs will disengage and the socket can be
    extracted from the body, then the body can be removed.

    This Topic shows some Photos to help explain,
    ( Scroll half way through the first lengthy Post ! ) :

    DAB Digital Radio for the Trophy ......

    Cheers  :821:

    Last Edit: Feb 05, 2020, 12.26 pm by Coconut

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    Re: How do you remove the auxiliary socket from stowage box?
    Reply #2 on: Dec 03, 2018, 08.31 pm
    Dec 03, 2018, 08.31 pm
    Hi Coconut.
    Thanks for the fast reply.
    Not quite... fast enough tho. :008:
    I got so frustrated with it... I cut part of the lip, surrounding the plug, off so I could get a better look at this thing and...

    Sure enough, I found the two little square tabs you mention.
    Pressed one down and pushed on the socket... VIOLA... it stated coming out.
    I turned the piece a little and pushed the other tab and it all came out.

    Didn't read the link you gave me, but I found that you need to put the black plastic piece back in first, THEN push the socket thru until you hear the CLICK.

    All is right with the world now.
    I now have a functioning cockpit storage.
    I have an extra solenoid (because I didn't know WHAT kind of damage was done)... for the future.   :001:

    As always, Coconut, you are the man.

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    Re: How do you remove the auxiliary socket from stowage box?
    Reply #3 on: Dec 03, 2018, 10.33 pm
    Dec 03, 2018, 10.33 pm
    Not quite fast enough ? ! -  Less than 30 minutes -? !!
    What a cheek !  :153:

    Reading your reply I think you need to STOP
    “Fiddling” with your Trophy !  :745:

    .... pushed on the socket ... ”VIOLA”...
    :153:

    Last Edit: Feb 05, 2020, 12.25 pm by Coconut

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    Re: How do you remove the auxiliary socket from stowage box?
    Reply #4 on: Dec 03, 2018, 11.32 pm
    Dec 03, 2018, 11.32 pm
    Come on boys. Lets not make a song and dance of this

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    Re: How do you remove the auxiliary socket from stowage box?
    Reply #5 on: Dec 04, 2018, 02.05 am
    Dec 04, 2018, 02.05 am
    *Originally Posted by Coconut [+]
    Not quite fast enough ? ! -  Less than 30 minutes -? !!
    What a cheek !  :153:

    Reading your reply I think you need to STOP
    “Fiddling” with your Trophy !  :745:
     :153:



    Cheeky?....  I've been called worse.  LOL
    I really do appreciate your help and input.
    You ARE the MAN!

    But, fiddling is how I learn.  Sorry, I plan on continuing.  :156:


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    Re: How do you remove the auxiliary socket from stowage box?
    Reply #6 on: Dec 04, 2018, 07.39 am
    Dec 04, 2018, 07.39 am
    Think you may have missed my sense of humour after your little Typo :

    "Viola" & "Fiddling" - See below !  :028:   :008:

    Last Edit: Feb 05, 2020, 12.24 pm by Coconut

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    Re: How do you remove the auxiliary socket from stowage box?
    Reply #7 on: Dec 04, 2018, 05.06 pm
    Dec 04, 2018, 05.06 pm
    *Originally Posted by Coconut [+]
    Think you may have missed my sense of humour after your little Typo :

    "Viola" & "Fiddling" - See below !  :028:   :008:



    Actually, I think we BOTH missed the humor.
    I always say... VIOLA... as a joke.
    I did not INTENTIONALLY play a pun on the fiddling part...
    And I didn't catch YOUR joke.
    So... good one on your part.   :745:

    Have a cheery oh day mate.   :821: