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Dial lamp covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike hadley Oct 8. 4 Replies

Some of the lamp covers were missing from my Philharmonic, so I thought that I would share my method of making a similar part,in the photo below, from left to right we have,the metal blank, the die,…Continue

Philharmonic thank you

Started this discussion. Last reply by David C. Poland Sep 18. 3 Replies

Gentlemen,I would like to give a big thank you to all of those involved with the resurrection of my pointer dial Philharmonic,grand switch on was last Saturday morning, no smells no smoke, broadcast…Continue

Philharmonic help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Seickel Aug 13. 3 Replies

There have been some modifications done to my Philly in the past that I'm in the process of correcting,the wires between the bass filter network and the front panel control have been removed,and a…Continue

Philly cap box

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Winder Aug 12. 3 Replies

The 4.7uf multi cap was removed from my Philharmonic some time ago, and as I would like to have it looking a little more authentic under the chassis this left me two options,find a donor chassis, in…Continue

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Oct 9
Fran Mayer liked mike hadley's discussion Dial lamp covers
Oct 8
mike hadley replied to mike hadley's discussion Dial lamp covers
"Scott, Thanks for your comments, I mentioned in the text that modern lamps have a larger envelope, I have been looking for the smaller size lamp but with no luck, so I will have to remake the punch and die, although they will be larger, the process…"
Oct 8
Scott Seickel liked mike hadley's discussion Dial lamp covers
Oct 7
Scott Seickel replied to mike hadley's discussion Dial lamp covers
"Excellent craftsmanship Mike, as we have come to expect from you.  2 things- the slit looks a bit wider than the originals and your covers don't have the paper lining.  I don't think it matters on both counts so don't worry…"
Oct 7
Brad Winder replied to mike hadley's discussion Dial lamp covers
"Wow! Look great! The bulb covers on my two are also painted black. "
Oct 5
David C. Poland replied to mike hadley's discussion Dial lamp covers
"Nice work. There should be a piece of heavy weight paper as a liner inside the bulb cover. Check some of the original covers. Mine are also painted black"
Oct 4
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lamp covers

Some of the lamp covers were missing from my Philharmonic, so I thought that I would share my method of making a similar part,in the photo below, from left to right we have,the metal blank, the die, the punch, and below this a small hose clip.the punch is made from a piece of 9.5mm drill rod, with the working end turned…See More
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
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
mike hadley replied to Robert Feenstra's discussion New member - Scott 16
"Brilliant, another one saved, really nice job Robert, the chrome looks really nice in the photos, and the stuffed capacitors look like they have always been there. your volume pot may clear with use I have found this in the past, now for the rest of…"
Sep 30
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
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
David C. Poland replied to mike hadley's discussion Philharmonic thank you
"And a good learning opportunity."
Sep 18
mike hadley replied to mike hadley's discussion Philharmonic thank you
"Thanks Joe, With a long term project like this it's best to keep chipping away, rather than trying to get everything done at once, the slow route allows much more thinking time, so that the job is done well first time rather that having to…"
Sep 18
Joseph W Strickland replied to mike hadley's discussion Philharmonic thank you
"Mike; Congratulations on your success with this excellent radio! I'm sure you will get the Low Wave band working too. There may not be much to listen to there, but you may find some government and amateur activity on that band. Have fun! Joe"
Sep 18

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