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E.H. Scott FM Philarmonic parts needed - Tuning shaft & 15'' paper cone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Seickel Sep 11. 2 Replies

Hi there, E.H. Scott peeps! My collection is growing, and last May I had the opportunity to purchase an FM Philarmonic from the man himself, Mr. King. I bought this a project for much, much later.…Continue

One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada

Started this discussion. Last reply by palegreenthumb Sep 23, 2021. 15 Replies

Hi folks! A few weeks ago I was forwarded an unusual email by a fellow S.Q.C.R.A. member. A certain gentleman up in Picton Ontario was looking to pass on his father's beloved Masterpiece VI to an…Continue

McMurdo Silver 15/17 Volume Pot Issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by David C. Poland Oct 6, 2019. 3 Replies

Hi folks.It seems my newly acquired McMurdo Silver 15-17 (  …Continue

Airline Super Allwave 16 / Wells-Gardner 6F Series Project Revival

Started this discussion. Last reply by Y2K Bruce Nov 9, 2019. 5 Replies

Well folks, in January of 2013 when my dad and I drove a couple hours south to pick up this strange set, I had no idea what a project I was getting into. The $25 radio was by the entrance of a…Continue

 

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Scott Seickel replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion E.H. Scott FM Philarmonic parts needed - Tuning shaft & 15'' paper cone
"Later AM sets had a support plate added behind the shaft, but the hole spacing and standoff height is the same.  Yes, an AM one should work fine for this fellow.   "
Sep 11
Brad Winder replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion E.H. Scott FM Philarmonic parts needed - Tuning shaft & 15'' paper cone
"Felix, Will a AM Philharmonic shaft be the same?"
Sep 11
Felix-A. Gravel posted a discussion

E.H. Scott FM Philarmonic parts needed - Tuning shaft & 15'' paper cone

Hi there, E.H. Scott peeps! My collection is growing, and last May I had the opportunity to purchase an FM Philarmonic from the man himself, Mr. King. I bought this a project for much, much later. See, my vision of grandeur is to someday own an FM Philarmonic, inside a Laureate Grande cabinet.Now, I don't think I'll find a Laureate Grande anytime soon. Mind you, I'm a 24 y/o living in Canada and I'm still trying to purchase my first home. However, if there's one thing I can help until I have…See More
Sep 10
palegreenthumb replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Nice find Felix, congratulations!"
Sep 23, 2021
Robert Feenstra replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Next time you're in Michigan...."
Sep 16, 2021
Felix-A. Gravel replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Good morning Robert, Sounds like I owe you a round of beer or ten. Thank you SO much for taking the time. I'll put this information to good use. Cheers from Quebec city, Felix"
Sep 16, 2021
Robert Feenstra replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"I hooked up 15.26 volts AC to the primary, and got 30.5 volts on both secondary's.  1:2 ratio."
Sep 15, 2021
Robert Feenstra replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"I did measure and can confirm the 4K but I measure 1.64K on the primary.  I'll try to determine the ratio"
Sep 15, 2021
Robert Feenstra replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Does this help?  From a Masterpiece VI the Russ Webb rebuilt.  I did not measure but found this written on the transformer.  I assume Russ did that.  I had to open it up anyway since I had a light show inside one of the tubes and…"
Sep 15, 2021
Felix-A. Gravel replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"As Bill Liers pointed out, what I'm actually missing is the interstage transformer.  Turns out the output transformer is in the speaker base, and what's labelled as T10 Audio Transformer on the schematic is actually the audio…"
Sep 15, 2021
Felix-A. Gravel replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Thanks for the kind comments Dave. I'll be sure to get in touch with you."
Sep 15, 2021
Felix-A. Gravel replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Bill, Sounds like you got that right. The O.T. is indeed located inside the base. I got confused as the schematic calls my missing transformer T10 Audio Transformer. I can have one made. I have a friend who rewinds transformers when needed and he…"
Sep 15, 2021
Bill Liers replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Hi Felix, Is it possible that the missing transformer T 10 is the interstage transformer and the output transformer is in the speaker pedestal? regards, Bill"
Sep 15, 2021
Dave replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Hello Felix Welcome to the forum ! I enjoy seeing what appears to be the original finish to a rare cabinet. I've two of these sets and hope you eventually enjoy them as I do near daily. Love the OES, we've owned sheepdogs for years and…"
Sep 14, 2021
David C. Poland replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"Just saw your thread on ARF.  The larger watt OT's would make the most of the 18 inch Jensen speaker you seem to have. And low frequency sound potential of the 18 inch Jensen be worth being able to enjoy, if you can determine a suitable…"
Sep 14, 2021
David C. Poland replied to Felix-A. Gravel's discussion One-Owner McMurdo-Silver Masterpiece VI found in Canada
"The Hammond 125E output transformer you mentioned is a 15 watt rated universal replacement for push-pull output circuits. I used it for a 14 tube Scott Masterpiece of 1940 with p-p 6V6's. The 15  watt rating of the 125E output transformer…"
Sep 14, 2021

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