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Post by Bill Cahill on Sun Oct 03, 2010 8:54 pm

Minor repair job. This is a 16" rectangular bakelite table model tv.
The case is nice, and, no cracks, or, chips.
I got it a few weeks back. It had been worked on twenty years ago, but, one of the electrolytics was failing. Last known three weeks ago this set was playing before delivery from Michigan.
I'm getting ready to try this set soon.
Keep your fingers crossed. Pictures will be posted.
Bill Cahill


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Post by denver on Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:52 pm

Ok. can,t wait. If i was to get me a old tv.
What would be best type and maker.
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Post by Bill Cahill on Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:07 pm

Admiral with power transformers, simpler sets like Silvertone, Bendix, etc., are all good starters.....
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Post by Don Cavey on Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:16 pm

OK Bill, where are the pictures of this 16R12?

I keep hearing about it but no pix Twisted Evil


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Post by Bill Cahill on Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:50 pm

Oh, Oh. I was asleep most of the day. I'll try to take pics of it tommorrow.
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Post by Tony V on Wed Oct 13, 2010 12:01 am

I'd like to see pics of it also
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Post by antiqueradiobuff on Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:44 pm

Yes me also Thanks Bill Very Happy
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Post by Don Cavey on Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:01 pm

Not to be a PITA, but "Where's The Beef?"

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Post by Bill Cahill on Thu Oct 28, 2010 11:56 am

Well, you asked for it, so, by popular demand, here is what I have done so far. Mind you, most of the work was done before me. I replaced that last electrolytic can under the I F strip, and, next to the vertical output tube, in this case, a 6SN7.
Here are 3 views showing both what I"ve done, and, what was done in the past.
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More will come as I get it more finnished.
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