The Fine Things are Always Hand Made
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.
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.…Continue
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?
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?
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...…Continue