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Repair of a 1930 Graybar 770 (Radiola 82)

Just picked up this 1930 Graybar 770 Console radio. A beautiful original survivor. I had never heard of a Graybar radio before- only Graybar commercial and industrial electrical equipment. 539 more words

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ACE Type V finished photo

Realizing that I never posted a photo of the finished ACE V 1-tube regen, here it is, all cleaned-up and ready to use:

Antique Radio

1958 Zenith HF1284 (Chassis 12Z20) Hi-Fi Console Repair

This 1958 Zenith Hi-Fi came into my shop for a full overhaul including an electrical repair, dial re-stringing, and some work on the turntable. These vintage hi-fi consoles are some of the best sounding pieces of vintage gear around, and this one’s no exception with a pair of 12″ woofers and a pair of electrostatic tweeters. 13 more words


Decorating With Antique Radios

A dear friend of mine stopped by the Farmer’s Market in Kingston a few weekends ago and started texting me a bunch of pictures of the antique items she thought I would like. 74 more words


Where do you get the parts to build your amps (and how do you live with yourself)?

OK, the headline is probably more ominous than this posting actually is. Let’s just eliminate the bad stuff right off: no people or pets are harmed in the acquisition of parts to build amps, OK? 515 more words