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SLRM's New Home

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Nov 12, 2020. 7 Replies

I've been patiently waiting for the "right" cabinet, this one began life as an early FM GE phonograph, a optional cabinet of the same Radio now housing my 800b. Both with the full doors are difficult…Continue

Any guesses here ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Seickel Oct 25, 2020. 2 Replies

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800b Parts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Day Radebaugh Apr 30, 2019. 1 Reply

i have a mostly disassembled 800 receiver chassis only, available as parts. Anyone needing a specific item or front wood dash please speak up, price is right.Continue

 

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Dave commented on Bill's blog post 800B Receiver and 16A Metropolitan Receiver - What to do?
"These have water based stenciling so pretty easy to fade And wash off even from a finger wipe... I'm a bit reticent to pursue without a clear photo.... sorry for the hassle"
Dec 28, 2020
Dave commented on Bill's blog post 800B Receiver and 16A Metropolitan Receiver - What to do?
"Thanks for the offer Bill, can you please send a good photo to my email acat40@gmail.com Dave"
Dec 28, 2020
Dave commented on Bill's blog post 800B Receiver and 16A Metropolitan Receiver - What to do?
"Thank you Bill, no hurry"
Dec 27, 2020
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Dec 24, 2020
Dave commented on Bill's blog post 800B Receiver and 16A Metropolitan Receiver - What to do?
"Could use the 800b dial glass Bill, left you message "
Dec 16, 2020
Dave left a comment for Bill
"Bill you can contact me easier at my email acat40@gmail.com Dave"
Dec 14, 2020
Dave left a comment for Bill
"Hi Bill I could use the 800b dial glass regards, Dave "
Dec 14, 2020
Dave replied to Dave's discussion SLRM's New Home
"Points taken fellas, but case to be made for a “descriptive”  identification. I’ve never seen any paperwork or advertisement so argue the “SLR” portion respectively remain and “Marine” replaced by…"
Nov 12, 2020
Kent King replied to Dave's discussion SLRM's New Home
"Dave - As Norman said, this is an Export set (we have no idea about the name). See the Info Archive folder for full info on the Export. The SLRM has a very different dial face, but Scott had a lot of SLRM sets in production as the war came to an end…"
Oct 26, 2020
Norman S Braithwaite replied to Dave's discussion SLRM's New Home
"Very nice.  Your receiver is a Scott Export Receiver rather than an SLRM.  The Export Receiver was a high fidelity receiver ostensibly for the consumer market. Norman "
Oct 25, 2020
Dave replied to Dave's discussion SLRM's New Home
"Thanks for your comment Bob.... long story but I have 2 MP6 now with Giants. One with yet another in-house custom cabinet. Let me know your travel plans North, snow this AM ! Hi Dave, this chassis is original from the Navy yard, I'd call…"
Oct 25, 2020
David C. Poland replied to Dave's discussion SLRM's New Home
"Nice results. You paint the chassis, or was it like that?"
Oct 25, 2020
Robert Feenstra replied to Dave's discussion SLRM's New Home
"Nice, Dave.  I have to get up there again sometime to hear your Silver."
Oct 25, 2020
Dave replied to Dave's discussion SLRM's New Home
"Front and rear view"
Oct 25, 2020
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SLRM's New Home

I've been patiently waiting for the "right" cabinet, this one began life as an early FM GE phonograph, a optional cabinet of the same Radio now housing my 800b. Both with the full doors are difficult to source these days. Many discount this set as a boat anchor, I disagree wholeheartedly. The 16ohm Jensen array is an easy load and I can tell you plays easily 90dB plus loud, very clean tone, brilliant highs with excellent bass. What's special is the provenance. A friends dad removed this set…See More
Oct 25, 2020
Scott Seickel replied to Dave's discussion Any guesses here ?
"Probably used in theaters or auditoriums as David said.  I had a couple of these.  Almost threw them out until I realized the ones I had were made by Western Electric....they financed a few radios. "
Oct 25, 2020

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At 11:45pm on September 27, 2020, Dave said…

Appreciate the feedback Dave, thank you.

At 9:40pm on September 27, 2020, David C. Poland said…

Dave - I attended the auction and looked the early AW-23  Scott 5 knob radio over. No statement made of the working condition. I passed it up.

Sold for $750 plus 10% gallery fee plus 7 1/5% State tax - so pushing $890.

A lot of corroded chrome with some bubbling and pealing on the receiver and amp. Sovtec output tubes. The cabinet had been refinished with a rather flat finish which pretty well hid the beauty and depth of the fancy fiddle grain tropical Laurel veneers. Oil finish?  The Richmond Designs repo Aztec speaker cloth (a darker 70% scale repo of the original gold cloth) has a bit of a green cast that, to me, did not compliment the blond cabinet.

I was not interested. Looked like more work that I was interested  for  result unsatisfactory to me. (I have an excellent example in that cabinet already.)  Hope the buyer restores it, rather than parting it out, Properly restored electrically, a great sounding radio.

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

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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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