Just so everybody knows, Rochester is about 90 miles from the very scenic Niagara Falls -- located in the western part of New York. If you're going to happy with a stain-and-urethane refinish, don't expect a prospective buyer some day to appreciate it as you may. I had success making a 'dial glass' for one using a sheet of clear flexable plastic. What happens is that the cases sometimes split open and either cause the unit to fall apart or moisture to get inside. Although historically widely used in all manner of electronic goods, many of which are still in service, it is in guitar amplifiers where its use has become archetypal. If not purchasing an it normally takes up to 24 hours to receive the download instructions via email but please allow 1 - 2 business days.
We are lucky it has lasted us this long. This ongoing demand encourages , and tube factories not only to keep the 6V6 in production to this day, but to further develop the supply. I am in the process of having the above radio restored. He got it working pretty well. Any an all help would be most appreciated. Strip and then use toned lacquer? I'm selling it for a friend.
It would be a tremendous help! The cabinet is meticulously crafted, featuring four woods and six veneer styles. Some early Victor files may be only one or two pages. I plan on using some 20 awg wire in the attic for an antennae. I am not responsible for any loss or damages that may be incurred from the use of this information. Here is a photo of mine, with it's attached flat cable for running under the carpet. As stated the plastic dial bezel had shrunk and was distorted. The veneer is in good shape, some finish has been lost but very little loose veneer and none missing.
One thing you need to ascertain from your refinisher, and that is just what will his final finish be? R-27 R-28 Series R-28P R-32 R-34 R-35 R-37, R-38 R-37P, R-38P R-39 R-3B R-3C R-4 R-43 R-5 R-5 D. Tim, I don't understand what the bucking transformer issue is. . If a refinisher elects to strip, stain, and varnish your cabinet, don't let him in sight of it. If a lot of it has flaked away, then a refinish may be in order. Hello, First time poster so please be gentle.
I mean this with all due respect, first of all to Doug and to anyone that takes on a simple freshen-up on an old radio. I also need the call letter labels for the station push buttons. I see a lot of radio cabinets that have been done that way, and the owners have no clue to what the thing should look like, nor do they ever care. It's very different from my other radios, but I realy liked the lite up dial, tuning eye, and motorized tuning. Other tubes cited as being equivalent 6P6S 6П6С in Cyrillic.
The remote for this was designated as a model G-8. What questions should I ask him? I used coins so you can tell the extent of the damage. It is broken in two. For schematics for later U. Your techs use of a drill bit is right on.
The data and files offered here are from vintage sources that are no longer published. Likewise, the inverse adapter is also available. You could make them by purchasing some blankphenolic from me that I use in my dials, and then applying your own artwork to it and cutting them to size. Arrangement for delivery will be made after the auction is over. I would say that unless the radio has a problem you could probably leave them alone, they aren't generally a ticking time bomb like paper condensers are. I don't believe it works. Mark Oppat Thanks for the info guys.
The 6V6 required less heater power and produced less distortion than the 6F6, while yielding higher output in both single-ended and configurations. I am having the cabinet restored by a professional who has done some old radios, anything special I should be aware of? I would like to find a replacement for it or pictures and schematic for same. It is solely up to the end user to decide that the information and files offered here are accurate and fit for use with their equipment. The metal envelope of 6V6 is connected to pin 1 of the base, and was normally used as a ground. Here are some things I could use some help with. The call letter set can be obtained from Antique Radio Supply: as part number P-D130. The man doing the cabinet has done several antique radios and has photos to show of his work.
Payment for delivery will be by Paypal after the auction is over and before the deliver is made. The first thing I'd recommend is to clean the finish of the cabinet with mechanic's waterless hand cleaner, such as Go-Jo or Goop. Since this set is new to you, don't stumble all over yourself to have it refinished. But I am a Craftsman of many years. This unit had a remote that has long since disappeared.