Monthly Archives: November 2012

First Look: 1934 Grunow 750 World Cruiser

I picked up this Grunow 750 “World Cruiser” radio from eBay a little while ago for an incredible deal and now it’s time for it’s turn on the bench. These radios are fairly uncommon and frequently sell for several hundred … Continue reading

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Bose 901 Series 1 Equalizer Repair (Deux)

A client recently engaged me to repair his Bose 901 Series 1 equalizer. This second one was in a bit worse shape electrically than the previous one I’ve written about, with one channel entirely dead and scratchy switches. I received … Continue reading

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Visitors From Around the World

I’m working on a couple of projects – another Bose equalizer, and a Grunow radio – but they’re not quite finished to post photos, so in the mean time I’d like to post some meta commentary for a moment. WordPress … Continue reading

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Election Day!

Don’t forget to vote, everyone! If you live in Washington, today is the last day to return your ballot and have it postmarked or to return it to a ballot drop location. Otherwise, check with your local election supervisors or … Continue reading

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A neat discovery to add more storage to a laptop.

I acquired a few HP ProBook 4415s laptops which had been scrapped, and decided to rebuild them into working machines. I’ve been needing a new personal/media laptop for a bit, and these are capable little machines with an HDMI output … Continue reading

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