Tag Archives: General Electric

1936 GE Model A-52 Antique Radio Repaired!

A change of pace from the Bose equalizers and hi-fi I’ve been working on a lot of lately, I had the pleasure of working on a 1936 GE Model A-52 antique radio. This is a nicely designed and straightforward table … Continue reading

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Want to Buy: 1931 Westinghouse Power Transformer

I’m seeking a replacement power transformer for a 1931 Westinghouse WR-8 Columnaire grandfather clock-radio. The radio uses the tube line-up 24 24 27 24 24 27 45 45 80; any similar 9-tube radio with a similar tube line-up is likely … Continue reading

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First Look: 1934 GE M-125 Radio

I was lucky enough to find a very rare, high-end radio for sale on Craigslist and jumped on it as quickly as I could. This particular one is the 1934/35 General Electric model M-125, their highest end offering for that … Continue reading

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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 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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