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Identity of orphan Scott speaker?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norman S Braithwaite Mar 15. 4 Replies

Hello-In searching for the correct speaker for my AW23, I have found an orphan 12" Scott speaker.  It is not the one I need for my radio, but I will gladly trade it to anyone that can use it in…Continue

Modified Allwave 23 questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by David C. Poland Jul 14. 32 Replies

Hello-I just posted some questions about the Allwave 12 I bought last weekend and wanted to ask some questions about a second Scott radio I was offered, but turned down because I have some…Continue

Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Troy Taylor Nov 3. 20 Replies

Hello, and thank you for the opportunity to participate in this forum.  I have never signed up for a forum of any type before, so this is a new experience for me.  I have been interested in vintage…Continue

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Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Hello- As I continue to use and learn more about this radio now that it is functional, I keep finding new questions.  I have a low-resolution/quality Xerox copy of the original owners instruction manual.  In the section labeled…"
Nov 3
Y2K Bruce replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"TROYS TRAVAILS got me to take out again my Scott dual dial AW12and figure out why I had no sound. It was recently electrically restored by a skilled friend and once home here I was unable to get sound. It traced down to needing a long antenna but…"
Oct 14
David C. Poland replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"As for volume stability, the volume changes you mentioned, check the operating condition of the volume control. With the radio off, disconnect the center lead. Then attach a meter to determine if the resistance changes smoothly. If not try some…"
Oct 13
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Thank you all for the advice.  As I am going through and cleaning things up on the chassis I am starting to notice details I didn't pay attention to before.  I discovered that the dial lamps were rewired at some point in the past and…"
Oct 13
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Oct 9
Thomas Day replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Troy: The antenna you are using is directional. You can rotate it for best signal from the station."
Oct 4
mike hadley replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Troy, Try checking your tubes also see if you can check the associated voltages, gas can cause funny things to happen, one of the 58 tubes in my AW15 hissed like an fm radio between stations, If your signal is drifting up and down slowly it maybe…"
Oct 4
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Hello Mike- Yes, I would like to buy 3 matching empty capacitor shells from you.  I have only 2 at present, and they are mismatched.  One of them has the values stamped into it, so that won't polish out either.  The modern caps…"
Oct 2
mike hadley replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Troy; You certainly seem to be getting there, I mentioned before a method of replacing the large psu caps, posting here http://ehscott.ning.com/forum/topics/screw-mount-caps Is this any good? Mike"
Oct 1
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"I think the antenna I am using may be responsible for my LOCAL-DISTANT switch problems. It is a 1920s vintage tabletop model, a diamond/God's-Eye shape with many wraps around the arms. It measures 28" across. Just by putting my hands on…"
Oct 1
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Hello- Thank you for the advice; I availed myself of it this weekend as I got started restoring this radio. I replaced all the crispy wiring in the amplifier/power supply chassis first, then replaced all the capacitors. The metal cans that…"
Oct 1
mike hadley replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Troy; here is a picture of one of the bathtub caps with the choke in, this is from an allwave fifteen, your caps will be similar, the cap is the long cylinder to the left and the choke to the right, the cap choke connection is marked with a red dot…"
Sep 28
Norman S Braithwaite replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"I believe those three smaller bathtub capacitors on the back apron contain the cathode chokes as well as the cathode bypass capacitors.  If so, the DC resistance between lugs will be very low.  The cathode bypass capacitors will be between…"
Sep 28
mike hadley replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Troy; The caps marked potter are bathtub caps and will have to be either removed and stuffed or bypassed, the one in the photo is marked 1/10mfd, can be replaced with a 0.1uf capacitor, use polypropylene type rated at 600v, please check the other…"
Sep 28
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Another picture."
Sep 27
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.
"Hello- This weekend I will be able to start working on restoring this AW12, with coaching and guidance from a retired tube-electronics guru that has 60+ years experience with radio repair and restoration. I have some questions before I travel to his…"
Sep 27

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At 12:02pm on March 13, 2018, John De Wit said…

Hi Troy

Are you able to provide any leads to help me locate the 15" Philharmonic speaker?

Thanks

John

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