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Red Philly Dial Backing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Jan 7. 5 Replies

These were with a recent 39BOL purchase. Thought the red backing plate would add a nice twist to the BOL. Ive not seen such on a pointer though someone likely purchased this pair together. Some have…Continue

Remote Controls

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Nov 14, 2018. 3 Replies

For those fortunate to possess the remote control hand unit, some questions. Are the buttons “positive” ie as an on/off switch, momentary ie you hold choice down till motor tunes, or electrodynamic…Continue

Philly Upgrades ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norman S Braithwaite Nov 15, 2018. 7 Replies

Discussed in the article below is the merits of added resistance to the IF grid circuits behind the 6F6 tubes. Any opinions ?…Continue

Rare Masterpiece ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Oct 25, 2018. 8 Replies

Aquired this set with what appears to be factory hanging brackets. He front dash appears precision made as well, sadly all that remains. Rare as the Masterpiece is, this qualifies as unique.Continue

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Dave commented on Dave's status
"Thanks a bunch Norm, work in progress, albeit with a good alnico type 15” driver/tweeter."
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Norman S Braithwaite commented on Dave's status
"The schematic changes are hosted here... http://ehscott.ning.com/photo/albums/scott-800b-art-cabinet Norman"
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Dave commented on Dave's status
"I looked back at Norm’s comments some time ago on ARF. Sadly, his schematic changes have dropped from the server."
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"Could someone please direct me to discussion for improved bass response changes for the 800b"
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Dave replied to Kent King's discussion Scott Telecator
"Kent, As a car guy, I find this very cool. Thanks for sharing."
Jan 21
Dave replied to Dave's discussion Red Philly Dial Backing
"Well, the only provenance I can provide is the very old perfect fit box and cheesecloth wraps that houses this backing. It’s hard to say whether it predates the “age of reproduction”. EH Scott was long out of production before…"
Jan 7
Norman S Braithwaite replied to Dave's discussion Red Philly Dial Backing
"Several Philharmonic chassis sets have been found with original gold painted dial backplates.  These appear as light brown after many years. Norman"
Jan 7
David C. Poland replied to Dave's discussion Red Philly Dial Backing
"I have seen a brown dial on a pointer dial Philharmonic, as I mentioned to Dave recently. My presumption is it was original to that particular Scott radio. Scott being a custom set builder might substitute a color other than green as requested."
Jan 6
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"Thanks Norman. Guess I’ll just wonder if this was the work of the aftermarket or an ambitious previous owner."
Jan 5
Norman S Braithwaite replied to Dave's discussion Red Philly Dial Backing
"I doubt the phenolic backplate is original.  Thin phenolic sheet is very easy to obtain and comes in colors ranging from tan to dark brown.  It is likely that the original phenolic sheet was broken prior to or during removal or perhaps was…"
Jan 5
Dave replied to Dave's discussion Red Philly Dial Backing
"Surprised, no responses regarding the red Philly dial backer. I’ve looked for hours and found no examples of such bothe for the Pointer or BOL sets. Mine was packed woth cheesecloth in a aged perfect fitted box. Could this be factory ?"
Jan 5
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Dec 30, 2018
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Red Philly Dial Backing

These were with a recent 39BOL purchase. Thought the red backing plate would add a nice twist to the BOL. Ive not seen such on a pointer though someone likely purchased this pair together. Some have mentioned “Brown” but this definitely remains red behind glass, maybe indication of the aging process ?B393956E-CB27-45A9-8729-3A372CEE4D40.jpeg…See More
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At 8:11am on March 15, 2018, John De Wit said…

Hi Dave

I sent a request for friend before I can PM you.

John

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McMurdo Silver Schematic

Posted on January 21, 2017 at 12:48pm 8 Comments

Need help with schematics for the Masterpiece 6. There was an early/late version, mine the earlier with dual choke power supply. There may
Be other variations much like Scott.
 
 
 

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