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1967 Sony TFM-116L Transistor Radio Repair

From Rain City Audio:

This cute little Sony 11-transistor portable AM/FM radio, the TFM-116L, recently came through the shop. It’s owner purchased it new back in 1967 while he was stationed overseas with the armed forces, and had been listening all through the years until it started developing some trouble. 145 more words

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1937 Admiral 488 Radio Dial Belt Repair

From Rain City Audio:

Most tube radio repairs at Rain City Audio are full overhauls, but occasionally there’s something that’s just in for minor maintenance, like this Admiral AM 488 from 1937. 430 more words

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Dynaco FM-3 High Fidelity Tuner Repair

I recently got to work on a very interesting Dynaco FM tuner, the FM-3, which was in the shop for an overhaul. The owner reported it wasn’t working that well anymore, which isn’t a surprise given it’s age. 178 more words

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1957 Grundig 5060A High Fidelity Tube Radio

From Rain City Audio:

German radios are considerably less common than U.S.-made radios from the same model years, but offer excellent performance and very beautiful styling. 425 more words

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1946 Setchell-Carlson 416 "Frog Eyes" Radio Repair

This little post-WW2 AM Broadcast receiver made a trip from the central Skagit Valley down to Seattle’s Rain City Audio for service. The owner had one of these decades ago and recently picked up another, and wanted it to be restored. 235 more words

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HH Scott 233 Stereo Integrated Amplifier Overhaul

From the Rain City Audio repair blog:

I was lucky enough to get to work on a very nice Scott 233 stereo integrated amplifier. This example was wonderfully well preserved, coming out of a storage unit looking like it had just left the showroom floor. 972 more words

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1963 Fisher FM-100-B Stereo FM Tuner Overhaul

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio repair blog:

Something a bit unusual came through the shop recently, an old tube-type Fisher FM-100-B Stereo FM tuner. 444 more words

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