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Post by Dan Walker Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:27 pm

I bought this one from an add on Kijiji.. it has been recapped and it plays good.
  The cabinet had to have a new top so the whole top and bottom were stripped.. I used Extra dark walnut on the bottom and Vandyke around the top edge.. the sides were pretty good and all they needed was to be cleaned and I used a little'' trade secret'' on them. It came out very nice and I do like the Sparton mirror dial.. I had to order a plastic dial cover from Mark Palmquist. and it should be here in  a day or two.
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Post by jerryhawthorne Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:47 pm

That looks very nice. Not certain what the "trade secret" is but it worked well.
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Post by Dan Walker Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:45 pm

Trade secret is sort of like old English.. I get it at Wall mart or Home depot.. It darkens the little dings that these old radios get. You just wipe it on ,,leave it a few minutes and then wipe it again with a clean cloth.
it is a liquid that comes in a dark or blonde color.. I use the dark.

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Post by 75X11 Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:01 pm

Great job. It looks almost like new!
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Post by willy3486 Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:43 pm

Nice radio and nice work!

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Post by Wildcat445 Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:38 am

Same here! Nice work, nice radio! Very Happy

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Post by Bill Cahill Mon Aug 24, 2015 11:13 am

Only one word can describe it. Be a u ti ful.

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