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Fisher 400 Wide-Band FM Multiplex Receiver Overhaul

From Rain City Audio:

The Fisher 400 is a very well engineered, and very collectible, vintage stereo receiver with an iconic champagne faceplate and prominent bank of controls. 803 more words

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Would you look at that!

It’s pretty, but this 12BA6 tube has amplified for the last time. Vacuum failure has led to a gas intruding into the vacuum, and it makes a great light show when it’s being tested! 20 more words

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1934 RCA Victor T4-8A Bluetooth Upgrade

From Rain City Audio:

This was an interesting little project which came through the shop, a 1934 RCA Victor T4-8A cathedral radio. This radio had been fully restored, down to the bare metal of the chassis and completely re-wired by a boutique restorer, then it was on to Rain City Audio for some specialized finish work for its new owner. 141 more words

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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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