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McMurdo Silver Masterpiece 1 Completed Restoration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Ketron Feb 2. 2 Replies

A fellow esteemed forum member inquired for my services a number of months back regarding an electrical restoration of his Masterpiece 1.  One of several currently known examples, they originally…Continue

E.H. Scott Chatham Cabinet Restoration Completed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Day Aug 11, 2019. 1 Reply

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ELECTRICAL RESTORATION: E.H. SCOTT AC-10

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Ketron May 12, 2019. 47 Replies

This restoration topic will cover an electrical restoration of the rare E.H. Scott AC-10 radio set.  Prior to the chrome years, preceding sets including the AC-10 were offered through custom set…Continue

ELECTRICAL RESTORATION: All Wave 12 Deluxe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Ketron Feb 16, 2019. 39 Replies

Hello all,I have started another E.H. Scott restoration and wanted to share my progress for those interested.  Pictured is an early version AW12 Deluxe with AVC (Wunderlich tube) housed in an early…Continue

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Jon Ketron replied to Robert Feenstra's discussion Masterpiece VI
"Glad to help Rob.  Good luck on your rebuild! Jon"
Sunday
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Thursday
Jon Ketron replied to Jon Ketron's discussion McMurdo Silver Masterpiece 1 Completed Restoration
"Hi Rodney,  I agree, similarities are indeed present.  Thank you for your interest and comments.  Glad you enjoyed the video. Jon"
Feb 2
Jon Ketron replied to Robert Feenstra's discussion Masterpiece VI
"Rob, After plotting values on a chart, my findings indicate the pot is indeed linear.  Original control within the Masterpiece VI I am servicing appears to utilize two separate pots sandwiched together.  Front section 500K ohm Back…"
Feb 2
palegreenthumb replied to Jon Ketron's discussion McMurdo Silver Masterpiece 1 Completed Restoration
"Wow, great pics, Jon, and very nice resto work! It's interesting how similar to an MPII it looks underneath."
Jan 28
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McMurdo Silver Masterpiece 1 Completed Restoration

A fellow esteemed forum member inquired for my services a number of months back regarding an electrical restoration of his Masterpiece 1.  One of several currently known examples, they originally came in two flavors.  Early versions (this example) were brass plate with painted transformers/speaker.  Later versions were chrome plated leading up to Masterpiece II production.McMurdo Silver produced the Masterpiece 1 between 1931-1932, it's direct competition was the E.H. Scott All-wave 12.  Build…See More
Jan 26
Jon Ketron replied to Robert Feenstra's discussion Masterpiece VI
"Hi Rob, I received your voice message, apologies for not returning your call sooner.  Dave had also contacted me mentioning your question here on the forum.  I still have the customers Masterpiece VI here at the house.  Let me…"
Jan 26
Thomas Day replied to Jon Ketron's discussion E.H. Scott Chatham Cabinet Restoration Completed
"That is beautiful. Sounds good too."
Aug 11, 2019
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Aug 11, 2019
Jon Ketron replied to mike hadley's discussion Mcmurdo silver masterpiece v
"Mike, Sounds like you have a bounty of issues at stake.  I will have that info and reference pictures to you Saturday or Sunday via email! Thanks, Jon"
Aug 8, 2019
Jon Ketron replied to Nicholas Orr's discussion Looking for a set of tweeters if anyone has some for sale
"To those whom may come across this topic: I do have the pair of genuine E.H. Scott AW-23 tweeters pictured above for sale.  I will match the price mentioned above, asking $1,000.  Please PM me if interested.  Jon"
Aug 8, 2019
Jon Ketron replied to Nicholas Orr's discussion Looking for a set of tweeters if anyone has some for sale
"Nicholas, Sounds good.  Good luck with your speaker repair! Jon"
Aug 8, 2019
Jon Ketron replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Nathan, Great job on your AW-12 restoration.  I am very impressed with your attention to detail.  Very impressive you took the time to make a new dial pointer.  It looks spot on to the original! Jon"
Aug 7, 2019
Jon Ketron replied to mike hadley's discussion Scott logo
"Mike, This sounds like a great project.  I too would be interested in purchasing reproductions if you decide to make a batch.  Scott, great repro's! Jon"
Aug 7, 2019
Jon Ketron replied to mike hadley's discussion Mcmurdo silver masterpiece v
"Mike, I have located all of my MPV literature for you.  I will send via email this weekend once scanned.  A majority of this scanned literature came from fellow collectors and friends in the past, whom I would like to thank again.  I…"
Aug 7, 2019

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