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Philco 39-45 Retrofit to 40-201 Cabinet Vintage Radio Repair

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio Repair Blog:

A local customer approached me with his family’s Philco 40-201 vintage radio to be restored back to working condition. 317 more words

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Sherwood S2000-III Tube FM Tuner Repair

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio Repair Blog:

Sherwood made some excellent hi-fi FM tuners back in the day, and this S2000-III is no exception. 305 more words

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Watch a McIntosh Tube Amp Come to Life

Discovery’s How It’s Made shows us how a McIntosh vacuum tube audio amplifier comes to life:

Definitely worth watching!

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Philco 42-365 Antique Radio Repair

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio Repair Blog:

This Philco 42-365 came to the shop in need of major repairs. It was missing its dial string, lamps, and the power transformer had melted down due to a failure in the main electrolytic capacitors. 144 more words

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Esteemed Bose® Model 901 Active Equalizer – Serial #230 Repair

Cross-posted from Rain City Audio:

I had the distinct pleasure of working on one of the earliest  Bose® Model 901 Active Equalizers from Series I’s first production run. 258 more words

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Modern Hand Made Vacuum Tubes

Enterprising French amateur Claude Paillard , F2FO, creates beautiful modern vacuum tubes by hand in his shop. These would be effective as an 01A replacement or similar in an early radio. 10 more words

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1956 Grundig 8080 German Hi-Fi Console Repair

Cross-posted from Rain City Audio:

German radios like this one are a lot more difficult to work on than most American and Canadian radios, and they’re a lot less common, but they do turn up once in a while. 244 more words

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