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March 2021 Blog Posts (5)

Hello From a new Friend, 800B's Here

Just a quick hello since I got my account active.  Very neat forum.  I have lurked and read a lot here in the past now time to add a bit of info.

I just picked up my second 800, a 800-B6, very interesting back story.

More info and photos as soon as I can.

Thanks all,


Cossor 3468

GE 417A

Maj 92

Phil. 118H

Radiola 17/100

Scott 800-B



Added by Mike Baldwin on March 29, 2021 at 1:47pm — 6 Comments

The FM Phantom that wasn't

So this interesting chassis landed here this weekend, thanks to fellow member Dave Poland. He brought me a Phantom Deluxe, but I quickly realized, it was originally supposed to be an FM Phantom. In the first two pictures, note the plugged tube holes and the plugs and extra holes on the side of the chassis.…


Added by Kent King on March 14, 2021 at 10:40pm — 3 Comments

AW23 Tuner rebuild.

Greetings Working on the AW23 tuner rebuild.

I replaced the grid cap wire on the ifs. Can I leave it a few inches longer and tuck it back in the can (Im using test probe wire its super flexible) or should they be as short as possible.

Also the condenser trimmers on the ifs have a lot of powdery oxidation.  Any suggestions on cleaning? was thinking of alcohol and a flux brush. Or should I just leave it alone? 



Added by John Perry on March 14, 2021 at 10:19pm — 2 Comments

Phantom or Masterpiece set of Brass backplates wanted

I'm working on finishing a Masterpiece radio project and I'm trying to round up some missing parts. I'm looking for a set of brass backplates that go behind the knobs for a Phantom or a Masterpiece. Does anyone here have a set of these they are willing to sell?



Added by David Wilson on March 13, 2021 at 12:19pm — 2 Comments

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...…


Added by Michael Lawton on March 3, 2021 at 10:47pm — 4 Comments

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