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Russ Webb
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McMurdo Silver - Universal V and VI PS/Audio and PM Speaker Output

Started Jun 14, 2018 0 Replies

What to do with all of those lonely receiver chassis after the amp and speakers get sold off - - -

McMurdo Silver Power Supply/Amp, Unidentified

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Webb Mar 22, 2018. 9 Replies

I have a version of the MPV - MPVI power supply that has 5 tube sockets on it rather than the 6 normally seen on the MPV or the 4 used on the MPVI. Has anyone seen one of these? I have not identified…Continue


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Kent King commented on Russ Webb's status
"Very nice discussion on the Phantom. What is the serial number? I'm working on a Phantom Deluxe at the moment, they can be a pain to restore, some of the caps are rather deep in the chassis! Kent"
Jan 3, 2020
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Jan 1, 2020
Russ Webb commented on Robert Feenstra's blog post Philharmonic AM/FM
"I suspect that we only have a short time to get plating done at a "reasonable" cost - or at all."
Oct 25, 2019
Scott Seickel commented on Russ Webb's status
"This Philharmonic was being sold by Bruce from Waves in NYC.  I noticed that the power supply/amp was for a Phantom and let Bruce know.  He said he had no idea and the guy for whom he was holding it probably would not want it…"
Sep 23, 2019
Y2K Bruce commented on Russ Webb's status
"A Philly-ized Braemer would be uber rare if a factory original. I have a Tasman in the larger Philly size and even though these were a free Christmas give a way one year only a handful of these Tasmans are known to exist. I hope someone took a photo…"
Sep 23, 2019
Scott Seickel commented on Russ Webb's status
"To add to that list David, I just saw a Braemar that was scaled up for a philharmonic at the Kutztown radio show. "
Sep 21, 2019
David C. Poland commented on Russ Webb's status
"In addition, some cabinets originally sized for the AW-15 and AW-23 were upsized (taller, wider and/or deeper) when the much larger 30 tube Philharmonic receiver was introduced in 1937.  Examples include: Warrington, Tasman, Waverly, Waverly…"
Sep 19, 2019
Kent King commented on Russ Webb's status
"Russ - many cabinets came in different sizes. I once had 3 Waverly cabinets sitting in a row, all different sizes. I can't say that I've noted any differences in the Braemar, but I can't say I'm surprised. Kent"
Sep 19, 2019
Russ Webb posted a status
"I did not realize that the Braemar cabinets for my 16 & Phantom were different until I put them in the same room. Phantom is about 4"shorter"
Sep 17, 2019
Russ Webb and mike hadley are now friends
Aug 26, 2019
Russ Webb posted a status
"In that pic, mine is just like the Braemar cab on the rt. Not like "M" you mention."
Aug 25, 2019
David C. Poland commented on Russ Webb's status
"Scott used what I call "M" cloth from about 1935 to 1940 for most cabinets.  For a good photo of the "M" cloth, see the Scott Enthusiasts Infor Archive  (above). Open the cabinet folder and click on the 2nd cabinet…"
Aug 25, 2019
Russ Webb posted a status
"My grill cloth is so worn that determining the pattern is difficult. Does anybody know if it was a pattern offered by GCH?(Phantom, early)"
Aug 25, 2019
Russ Webb posted a status
"Thanks. I have found that the 16 and 18 are very similar. I have a 16 parts set to study. It's candohm is bad but still there."
Aug 24, 2019
David C. Poland commented on Russ Webb's status
"The early Phantom has a candohm unit riveted to the side of the chassis, (as do the other Scott models like the Masterpiece and Super 12 ). After all these years, if any sections are good, consider it fragile.  I have had to replace them.…"
Aug 22, 2019

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At 1:19pm on May 7, 2017, Russ Webb said…

Projects now are a Zenith 1000Z Strat and a Mcmurdo Silver Masterpiece V in a Oxford cabinet.

At 10:24am on March 10, 2017, Russ Webb said…

Thanks Joe,

At the moment I don't have a project so I am doing maintenance.

I only have 2 Scotts, both are working along with several hundred other radios on display at my shop.

At 10:06am on March 10, 2017, Joseph W Strickland said…


Welcome to the group! We are all ready to help others along the way. Let us know about your project receiver and what issues you may need help with.



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