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1934 RCA Victor T4-8A Bluetooth Upgrade

From Rain City Audio: This was an interesting little project which came through the shop, a 1934 RCA Victor T4-8A cathedral radio. This radio had been fully restored, down to the bare metal of the chassis and completely re-wired by … Continue reading

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1934 RCA Victor 119 Antique Radio Repair

I just finished a new project over at Rain City Audio – 1934 RCA Victor 119 Antique Radio Repair

An example of the 1939 RCA Model 119 radio made its way through my shop recently. I like RCA’s engineering – they were pioneers of radio and even their entry level models like this set had great performance. The styling is classic mid ’30s, too – great in almost any home….

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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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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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Referred Radio Repair: 1950 RCA 9X561

A friend I’ve made through the antique radio community is also a repairman himself, but ran into some scheduling difficulty with a piece of work on his bench and referred the chassis over to me for service while he dealt … Continue reading

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Antique Tube Box Art

I took a gamble on a box-lot of parts from Craigslist, and it turned out to be an excellent find. One of the things I found was a collection of tubes in their original boxes from 1926. That doesn’t happen … Continue reading

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Short Project: 1940 RCA Globetrotter A-20 by John Vassos

The last of the three radios I picked up from an estate sale a few weeks ago, I spent about an hour this evening bringing it back to life. I’m still waiting on parts for my GE LF-116 – my … Continue reading

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