The Fine Things are Always Hand Made
I came across the following Ad in the Barter and Exchange Free Ads section of the March 1938 issue of Short Wave and Television magazine:FOR SALE - SCOTT ALL-WAVE XV complete with 1938 Warrington…Continue
I don't know if this is an appropriate post for this site, but I have a fully functional console that I no longer have the ability to keep. I am preparing to list it on Craigslist, but I would…Continue
The beveled gear on the end of my Allwave XV band switch shaft is missing a tooth but otherwise looks OK. The missing tooth causes the mechanism to slip and catch when switching from broadcast to shortwave. Is there some way that I can re-orient that gear on the band switch shaft so that the segment with the missing tooth isn't in the range used when switching from BC to SW3?
It looks to me like the range used for band switching is about 270 degrees so I'm thinking…Continue
My mother is elderly and owns the following radio, it is in great shape but nevertheless needs minor repair and restoration:
I inherited my radio from my parents who purchased it when they attended the
1934 Worlds Fair in Chicago.
It was purchased, paid for. and then shipped to Arizona where my parents
lived. It apparently is a Tassman model - this info was given me by my son Curtis
Walling who did some primary…
I am working on a Philly amp and am finding a number of wiring mods that deviate from the schematic. Some are due to someone bypassing a bad audio transformer and for adding a second phone plug input with volume/mixing pots.
But I also found a 125 ohm Candohm type resistor that is factory mounted to the side of the amp chassis. It is connected in series to the cap connected to pin 6 of the set plug socket and then tied to ground. It doesn't show on the schematics that I…Continue
I subscribe to an excellent blog called the SWLing Post. It is run by Thomas Witherspoon, a man who has boundless energy.
Recently he featured a Crosley radio that was competing for the high end market back in the late '30's. At the end of the article he asked if any of his readers had a 'benchmark' radio.
I responded with a few photos of my BOL Philharmonic and he created a post from my information.
You can check it out at: …Continue