Yes Chuck. Mine does the same thing. T thought loosing the side a bit might make it "pop" back flush and then retighten the screws but that didn't help. Your right, it does detract a bit cosmetically from the amp (which is a great product) I now have my month old KPA500 interfaced with my day old K3. Nice combination.
K3 SN 6226 KPA500 SN 636
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 18:54:43 -0800 (PST)
From: Chuck - AE4CW <[hidden email]>
Subject: [Elecraft] KPA500 Z Bracket & Top Cover
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Just finished a KPA500 build and all went smoothly. The only issue I see is
that the Z-Bracket appears to be about 1mm taller at the front than at the
rear. The result is that the top cover protrudes above the front panel in
the center by a small amount, perhaps 1mm. At the rear the top cover is
flush with the rear panel in the center...no protrusion at all. This is a
cosmetic issue but does detract a bit for the "fit and finish" of the rest
of the KPA500 and the K3.
Has anyone else seen this issue? Thought I would ask before calling home.
Libby and John
Ft Clark Springs, Brackettville, TX
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