Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bose Equalizers on eBay Need Service Too: A Photo Comparison

You’ve had your Bose 901 Series I or Series II speakers in storage for a few years, the Active Equalizer packed away with them and now you’ve pulled them out to set up your vintage system once again. Great – … Continue reading

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1938 Zenith 5-S-220 eBay Tune-Up Special

I’ve had the opportunity to work on several very nice Zenith radios lately and this one is especially interesting. It’s the Zenith 5-S-220 Cube. This is the first time I’ve seen one of these in person, they’re somewhat uncommon. Electrically, it’s a … Continue reading

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The Speaker Spotter – Speakers of Craigslist – March 21st, 2014

There’s always something interesting for sale on Craigslist, especially in Seattle. Here’s a selection of especially notable vintage speakers and other audio products for sale on the local Craigslist. I’m not affiliated with any of these sales, but if you’re interested, you … Continue reading

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Craigslist and eBay Antique Radios – Be Careful!

It’s not uncommon to run across antique or vintage radios on Craigslist, eBay and other sales site which are advertised as “working”, “repaired” or “restored”. Many times these are in fact professionally reconditioned items – just like you read about … Continue reading

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Bose 901 Series I Active Equalizer #30924 Repaired

I recently got to work on another Bose 901 Series I Active Equalizer, Serial #30924, which needed some service. It’s coming from the original owner who purchased them new in 1970, they went into storage about 10 years ago when … Continue reading

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The Speaker Spotter – Speakers of Craigslist – March 14th, 2014

There’s always something interesting for sale on Craigslist, especially in Seattle. Here’s a selection of especially notable vintage speakers and other audio products for sale on the local Craigslist. I’m not affiliated with any of these sales, but if you’re interested, you … Continue reading

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Bose 901 Series II Active Equalizer #120325 Repaired

I recently had the opportunity to work on another Bose 901 Active Equalizer, Series II. This particular model had been in service for a long time in active use and was showing its age. It was sent back to Bose … Continue reading

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KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR for HF Back In Stock at Easy-Kits.com!

Edit: Easy-Kits.com is offline, but still for sale! Click through.  We’ve completed the next production run of Rev 5 direct-sampling RTLSDR with HF converters by KN0CK ! Rev 5 Direct Sampling HF RTLSDR with Amplifier

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1939 RCA K-60 Console Radio Repairs

This beautifully preserved RCA K-60 radio came to me after a Golden Retriever puppy got a little too up close and personal. Otherwise, it’s been beautifully refinished in the past, and was fully overhauled in the late ’90s according to … Continue reading

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The Speaker Spotter – Speakers of Craigslist – March 7th, 2014

There’s always something interesting for sale on Craigslist, especially in Seattle. Here’s a selection of especially notable vintage speakers and other audio products for sale on the local Craigslist. I’m not affiliated with any of these sales, but if you’re interested, you … Continue reading

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