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Sometimes you just have to build it yourself.

When a vintage component network goes bad and you can’t exactly go down to the corner store and buy a Sprague TC-24 anymore, sometimes you just have to build a new replacement yourself. Advertisements

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Marantz 2270 Stereophonic Receiver Overhaul

I just had a great stereo receiver through the shop for repairs, the Marantz 2270. It’s the big brother to the Marantz 2245 I had through the shop a little while ago – mostly the same front-end circuitry, but with … Continue reading

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Vintage Engineering is Beautiful

1972 Marantz 2270 AM Radio Module – Rebuilt with Nichicon Fine Gold audiophile grade capacitors.

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Wherever you go – you’re headed for FUN with Motorola Portables

No matter where you’re going, you’re headed for more Fun with a Motorola Portable! They play anywhere – on their own batteries or on house current. You’ll like the dependable performance that comes from the ruggedly built chassis and shock-resistant … Continue reading

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Steampunk USB Vacuum Tube Flash Drives

I ran across these very cool steampunk-inspired USB flash drives drives built around a vacuum tube while looking for some tube shields. They look like they’re really well built and are a clever use of an old vacuum tube. I … Continue reading

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Vintage Engineering is Beautiful

Varistor from Harmony H500 Guitar Amplifier

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Vintage Engineering is Beautiful

1931 Radiola 82 IF Transformer. Hand-wound coils on a wooden coil form.

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