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mike hadley posted discussions
1 hour ago
David C. Poland commented on Keith Lowe's blog post Scott tube shields
"The 4 on top are style suitable for the AW-12, AW-15, AW-23 and Philharmonic. Can't tell the rest from the top view, and could be a mix of Scott shields styles. They look in decent condition"
17 hours ago
Jon Ketron replied to mike hadley's discussion screw mount caps
"Thank you for sharing Mike. Jon"
18 hours ago
Keith Lowe posted a blog post

Scott tube shields

All, the Iowa antique radio club is having an auction this Saturday and we've got a box of chrome tube shields that is labeled "Scott tube shields".  I could probably bid on these if anyone wants them.I have no idea what model they belong to.KeithSee More
18 hours ago
Keith Lowe posted a photo

tube shields up for auction

These are going up for auction this Saturday (April 29th) at the Iowa antique radio club annual auction this Saturday. The box is labeled Scott Tube shields.
18 hours ago
Joseph W Strickland replied to mike hadley's discussion screw mount caps
"Mike; Good illustrations! This will work well for capacitors that need to be grounded directly to the chassis. If one is needed that is insulated from the chassis a PVC type cable gland could be used and then two screws brought out through the…"
19 hours ago
David C. Poland replied to mike hadley's discussion screw mount caps
"Clever. "
yesterday
Joe Miller replied to Joe Miller's discussion Scott AC10 Questions
"Thanks, David"
yesterday
Jon Ketron replied to Jon Ketron's discussion 1934 AW 15 Electrical Restoration, Questions Please
"Thanks Norman. Jon"
yesterday
Norman S Braithwaite replied to Jon Ketron's discussion 1934 AW 15 Electrical Restoration, Questions Please
"Place the bandswitch in the broadcast band position and note the position of the turret.  Do not rotate the bandswitch while the turret is removed and replace the turret in the same position as it had been when removed.  Rotation of the…"
yesterday
Jon Ketron replied to Jon Ketron's discussion 1934 AW 15 Electrical Restoration, Questions Please
"Now with the power amp complete, I have moved onto the last part of this electrical restoration.  Everything underneath looks untouched after all these years.  Someone must of been inside this chassis at one point though.  The…"
yesterday
mike hadley replied to Jon Ketron's discussion 1934 AW 15 Electrical Restoration, Questions Please
"Jon, I have just "made" a new cap, no guts just a case, loads of photographs. I will put together a blog to show how"
yesterday
Jon Ketron replied to Jon Ketron's discussion 1934 AW 15 Electrical Restoration, Questions Please
"Yes Mike, please share your method this weekend.  It would be good to have substitutions on hand if needed. Jon"
yesterday
Joseph W Strickland replied to Jon Ketron's discussion 1934 AW 15 Electrical Restoration, Questions Please
"Mike; I had to look up cable gland before I understood what you meant. To us here in the US it is a cable fitting or cable termination piece normally used with conduit tubing to protect wires where they enter/exit an electrical circuit box or panel.…"
yesterday
mike hadley replied to Jon Ketron's discussion 1934 AW 15 Electrical Restoration, Questions Please
"The caps are a result of desperation, the bottom fitting is a cut down cable gland with a long bolt potted in the middle with epoxy, this has bolt has a solder tag and a thick copper wire under the hex end for the cap connection, the new cap is then…"
yesterday
Jon Ketron replied to Jon Ketron's discussion 1934 AW 15 Electrical Restoration, Questions Please
"All, I have finished the power supply just a little bit ago.  I used 18 gauge buss wire double looped to secure the negative sides of the electrolytic network and 205K cap.  The buss wire connection makes for a very sturdy mounting…"
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multi section capacitors

Started by mike hadley 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

After posting my method for stuffing screw mount caps, I thought I would post how I first started with multi section caps.as in a previous post, use either the original cap or a suitable donor…Continue

screw mount caps

Started by mike hadley. Last reply by Jon Ketron 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

my allwave fifteen power supply capacitors were broken and as this type of capacitor is impossible to get, I thought of this solution,First a Modern cap is selected for physical size…Continue

Scott AC10 Questions

Started by Joe Miller. Last reply by Joe Miller yesterday. 6 Replies

Hi all,I am trying to get my AC10 in its best possible operating condition and have a few questions:1.  The left hand knob is a trimmer capacitor which works great when tuning, but it is spring…Continue

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Scott tube shields

Posted by Keith Lowe on April 27, 2017 at 8:25pm 1 Comment

All, the Iowa antique radio club is having an auction this Saturday and we've got a box of chrome tube shields that is labeled "Scott tube shields".  I could probably bid on these if anyone wants them.

I have no idea what model they belong to.

Keith…

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Battery Allwave, 6 volt

Posted by John T. Meredith on April 26, 2017 at 7:01pm 0 Comments

Does anyone have an idea of what speaker went with the Battery Allwave sets of the early 1930s?

These would be the 6 volt and 2 volt Allwave receivers.

Cheers,

John

Shield Grid 9 Renewing...........

Posted by Steve Larrabee on March 13, 2017 at 8:00pm 32 Comments

Hi Kent:  I am working on a Shield Grid 9 now that is in very good shape. I have dismounted the SGA (shield grid assembly) because of low filament voltage on the three 22s - max I can get is 2 volts with 5 volts on the entry bus.  Taking that SGA off and opening it was much more of a chore than necessary because the designer apparently didn't think it would ever be required.  The paperwork discusses the short wave ability of the SG-9 and the need to change the coil in the 630 Antenna…

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PBS "American Experience" YouTube "Empire of the Air"

Posted by Tom Jardine on March 7, 2017 at 11:24am 0 Comments

Here's a YouTube link to the PBS American Experience special "Empire of the Air", much taken from the Tom Lewis book. If you like old radio, you'll love this. https://youtu.be/-YEFlHGQLEE

 
 
 

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