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McMurdo Silver Maserpiece V filter chokes

One of the filter chokes in my Masterpiece V has started buzzing loudly. I've tried tightening the screws, shimming the winding and dipping the choke in wax all with little success so my thought is to have the choke rewound. 

Does anyone know where I would find:

1. Where I would find the value of the MP5's filter chokes?

2. Who would perform this type of service?

3. Would it make sense to have both filter chokes rewound even though only one…

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Added by Tony Peterson on May 25, 2019 at 4:07pm — 8 Comments

Adjusting the Allwave XV tuning mechanism

The beveled gear on the end of my Allwave XV band switch shaft is missing a tooth but otherwise looks OK. The missing tooth causes the mechanism to slip and catch when switching from broadcast to shortwave. Is there some way that I can re-orient that gear on the band switch shaft so that the segment with the missing tooth isn't in the range used when switching from BC to SW3?

It looks to me like the range used for band switching is about 270 degrees so I'm thinking…

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Added by Tony Peterson on October 13, 2016 at 9:24am — 3 Comments

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