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Grille cloth for McMurdo Silver Oxford cabinet

Started Aug 23, 2018 0 Replies

So I acquired a Masterpiece VI in Oxford cabinet, surprisingly with the 18" Jensen speaker, but a with a hideous piece of a curtain instead of the actual grille cloth. I wonder(1) how did look the…Continue

Speaker field coil resistances in two-speaker Allwave Deluxe XII

Started this discussion. Last reply by David C. Poland May 9, 2018. 7 Replies

Does anyone please know the values?Thanks, Regards, JiriContinue

Power supply for World's Record Shield AC10.

Started Apr 22, 2018 0 Replies

I cannot find any power supply for my receiver so I need to make a replica.  Is here please an owner who could share with me- dimensions of the chassis, and- and secondary voltage of the power…Continue

Shield Grid AC-10

Started Mar 18, 2017 0 Replies

I have an AC-10 chassis (Type 601) but no power supply / output stage.  Can you please tell me what power pack was used in this radio?  Type 145 perhaps?  Needless to say, I am looking for one,…Continue

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Jiri Placek commented on Jiri Placek's blog post E.H. Scott Historical Society - Scott News
"Kent- Many thanks for your kind offer but I already have a copy of the article I needed.  Sorry for the delayed response, I have been traveling for the last seven weeks.  Kind Regards, Jiri"
Nov 11, 2019
Kent King commented on Jiri Placek's blog post E.H. Scott Historical Society - Scott News
"Jiri - What issue did you want? I'll be happy to send you a copy...Kent"
Oct 23, 2019
Kent King commented on Jiri Placek's blog post E.H. Scott Historical Society - Scott News
"Well, yes, the EHSHS Scott News are still within the timeframe of the copyright, but as long as the reproduction does not occur for financial gain, we would not pursue it. I say "we", but I am the keeper of all the original materials at…"
Sep 10, 2019
Scott Seickel commented on Jiri Placek's blog post E.H. Scott Historical Society - Scott News
"I would guess they are still under copyright protection. "
Sep 10, 2019
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E.H. Scott Historical Society - Scott News

I had to ask a friend to do me favor and make a copy of a paper published in Scott News in 1994.  This "new" Scott News were published in 1990's.  I wonder whether the issues of "Scott News" have been scanned and saved somewhere.  My internet searches were futile.  Thanks, JiriSee More
Sep 10, 2019

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E.H. Scott Historical Society - Scott News

Posted on September 10, 2019 at 7:30am 4 Comments

I had to ask a friend to do me favor and make a copy of a paper published in Scott News in 1994.  This "new" Scott News were published in 1990's.  I wonder whether the issues of "Scott News" have been scanned and saved somewhere.  My internet searches were futile.  Thanks, Jiri

Power supply for World's Record Shield Grid AC10

Posted on April 2, 2018 at 2:37pm 0 Comments

I have a tuner but no power supply.  Does anyone please have one available for sale?  Thanks, Jiri

McMurdo Silver / Jensen 18 inch speaker

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 6:10pm 2 Comments

So I finally found an 18" speaker for my Masterpiece V in Clifton cabinet.  The original speaker is most likely in Japan, courtesy of a greedy seller. 

The MP5 amplifier in my radio has a six-pin socket for the speaker cable, and the speaker I have has a cable with six-pin connector as well.  What concerns me are the measured field coil resistances - 3410 Ohms between pins 1-6, and 365 Ohms between pins 3-6, respectively.  Both coils are connected in series.

These resistances…

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