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New Toy + Starting a Project [1937 GE F-135]

I picked up a very nice 1937/1938 General Electric model F-135 radio from Craigslist a few weeks ago, and have been starting to dig into it. It’s one of the highest end radios they produced that year for the 1937 … Continue reading

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1942 GE LF-116 Radio Repair Part 5 – Alignment and Reinstallation [Finished!]

Part of a continuing series that is now finished – see the previous installments: Part 1 – History and First Looks Part 2 – Tool Prep Part 3 – Capacitor Can Rebuilding Part 4 – Capacitors and Socket Replacement  After … Continue reading

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1942 GE LF-116 Radio Repair Part 4 – Capacitors and Discriminator/Phase Inverter Socket

Part of a continuing series: Part 1 – History and First Looks Part 2 – Tool Prep Part 3 – Capacitor Can Rebuild Part 4 – Capacitors and Socket Replacement  Part 5 – Finished! I’m continuing to work on this … Continue reading

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1942 GE LF-116 Radio Repair Part 3 – Capacitor Can Rebuilding

Part of a continuing series: Part 1 – History and First Looks Part 2 – Tool Prep Part 3 – Capacitor Can Rebuild Part 4 – Capacitors and Socket Replacement  Part 5 – Finished! I’m continuing to work on the … Continue reading

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1942 GE LF-116 Radio Repair Part 2 – Tool Prep

Part of a continuing series on restoring this radio:  Part 1 – History and First Looks Part 2 – Tool Prep Part 3 – Capacitor Can Rebuild Part 4 – Capacitors and Socket Replacement  Part 5 – Finished! I’m continuing … Continue reading

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1942 GE LF-116 Radio Repair Part 1 – History and First Looks

Part of a continuing series: Part 1 – History and First Looks Part 2 – Tool Prep Part 3 – Capacitor Can Rebuild Part 4 – Capacitors and Socket Replacement  Part 5 – Finished! I’ve had a GE LF-116 radio … Continue reading

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Antique Radios in “Babylon 5”

In Season 2, Episode 7 of television program “Babylon 5” (1994-1998), you can see a few antique radios in the space station’s Earth History Exhibit. With the help of some other radio hobbyists, I’ve identified the interesting ones. On the … Continue reading

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