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Want to buy 800B power supply /amp

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lance Hughes on Monday. 11 Replies

OK, I'll admit it, I've been bitten by the E. H. Scott bug. After refurbishing my SLRM and seeing how well it works, I saw an 800B on eBay which I could not resist for the "buy it now" price of $75 !…Continue

Radio Program about E. H. Scott radios...

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When I was a kid, I used to listen to Jean Shepherd on WOR 710KC out of New York City every night. He was one of Americas great humorists. He would tell stories for 45 minutes every night. Here is…Continue

Restoring My Scott SLRM

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Lawton Feb 25. 14 Replies

About a year ago I bought a Scott SLRM off eBay. I got it for a very good price. The shipping cost more than half what the price of the radio itself came to ! Yup, this thing is HEAVY. This thread…Continue

SLRM Antenna Connector

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Lawton Feb 5. 2 Replies

I am in the process of restoring a Scott SLRM. I do not recognize the antenna jack on the back of the chassis. It appears to be proprietary. The instruction manual says that the mating plug came with…Continue

 

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Michael Lawton commented on Michael Lawton's blog post My 800B tuner chassis arrived...
"Yup, Dave; this site's archives was the first place I checked. I downloaded everything in the folder. I have a good copy of the Riders, the one on 4 DVDs, so I'll have to check volume 15 and see what it has. When I get around to actually…"
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David C. Poland commented on Michael Lawton's blog post My 800B tuner chassis arrived...
"And this site's Set Folder has lots of info too."
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Michael Lawton commented on Michael Lawton's blog post My 800B tuner chassis arrived...
"Thanks, David ! Good to know. Any information people have is welcome."
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David C. Poland commented on Michael Lawton's blog post My 800B tuner chassis arrived...
"FYI - with a Ser# below 2000, it is the early version. Riders Vol 15 has many pages of info. "
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My 800B tuner chassis arrived...

Today the 800B tuner chassis I bought off eBay for $75 arrived. It seems to have traveled none the worse for wear. I was rather surprised to find that just this tuner weighs as much as my whole SLRM, or seems to just picking it up. I haven't actually weighed it. Now that it has arrived, here are some pictures of it...…See More
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Lance Hughes replied to Michael Lawton's discussion Want to buy 800B power supply /amp
"Oh WOW!! Thanks Norman. Information sent to a word document for reference."
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Norman S Braithwaite replied to Michael Lawton's discussion Want to buy 800B power supply /amp
"Also, the remote keyboard can be used to turn a non-remote set on and off by adding two wires and the indicator light on the remote keyboard can be made functional by adding a 47-ohm resistor. Norman "
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Norman S Braithwaite replied to Michael Lawton's discussion Want to buy 800B power supply /amp
"The 800B remote has two ground returns, one for AM and the other for FM.  Current through the ground return was used for switching between AM and FM.  If the remote cable has plastic insulated wire, it is post war.  If rubber…"
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Michael Lawton replied to Michael Lawton's discussion Want to buy 800B power supply /amp
"No problem, Lance, the more knowledge we can share and gain the better. I'm not going to be adding a remote control to mine, just the tuner and power / amp / IF chassis, and the speaker; and maybe a turntable, probably a modern one, with a…"
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Lance Hughes replied to Michael Lawton's discussion Want to buy 800B power supply /amp
"David,      You stated, "The prewar and post war remote control keyboards look the same, but are wired differently so are not interchangeable, but can be re-wired."  I have a remote, (not placed into service yet),…"
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"Are you still looking for an 800B amp?"
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Michael Lawton replied to Michael Lawton's discussion Want to buy 800B power supply /amp
"Thanks, David ! I found these videos, a series of 20 of them, on YouTube. The guy is a serious antique radio restorer, and has an interesting channel with MANY different radios covered. In these he is restoring the electronics of an 800B. I…"
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My 800B tuner chassis arrived...

Posted on March 3, 2021 at 10:47pm 4 Comments

Today the 800B tuner chassis I bought off eBay for $75 arrived. It seems to have traveled none the worse for wear. I was rather surprised to find that just this tuner weighs as much as my whole SLRM, or seems to just picking it up. I haven't actually weighed it. Now that it has arrived, here are some pictures of it...…

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At 9:33pm on February 27, 2021, Mike Kennedy said…
Are you still looking for an 800B amp?
 
 
 

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