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: 830/7 wanted

Hi Ian I see this is an old post just wondering if you are still after a 830/7 Regards Graham
grahamtaylor301
9 Jul
#4406
 
4405

Re: : RE: [eddystone_radio_users] 880/2

Hi Bill, I restore a lot of US and Canadian domestic radios, plus some communications sets, including Collins, Hammarlund, Hallicrafters and Drake, and the
Gerry O'Hara
27 Jun
#4405
 
4404

Re: : RE: : RE: [eddystone_radio_users] 880/2

Hi Bill, So glad the fix was the tube and things are now as they should be – I guess you cannot complain too much after 50+ years service? Good luck with the
Gerry O'Hara
27 Jun
#4404
 
4403

: RE: : RE: [eddystone_radio_users] 880/2

Hi Gerry and all Replaced EF732 oscillator tube and all sprang to life. This is good and perhaps should have been my first move. However I have a deep distrust
mobill8
27 Jun
#4403
 
4402

: RE: [eddystone_radio_users] 880/2

Hi Gerry & Bruce Thank you for your replies. Hunts capacitors and "rats dropping capacitors" were put on this earth to test us mortals out. They certainly do
mobill8
26 Jun
#4402
 
4401

Re: : RE: [eddystone_radio_users] 880/2

Hi Bill, Glad the 2nd osc. Is sorted. I would agree that there is a good chance that the slow-starting 1st oscillator is s tube issue, although there could
Gerry O'Hara
26 Jun
#4401
 
4400

: RE: [eddystone_radio_users] 880/2

Thank you for that Gerry. A change of the obvious 2nd oscillator components has solved the problem. Due to previous interference by persons unknown, I have
mobill8
26 Jun
#4400
 
4399

Re: 880/2

Yes, those little ‘woody’ resistors are awful, especially if they are dissipating anything like close to their rating. I generally change them out. The
Gerry O'Hara
16 Jun
#4399
 
4398

Re: EB-36 Volume control

Hi Bruce, It could be original – its not that unusual to have an incorrect part installed from new (Eddystone and other makes) – either in error, or as a
Gerry O'Hara
16 Jun
#4398
 
4397

Re: EB-36 Volume control

The control was a genuine original, maybe a replacement but installed with factory care. I found a 10k replacement with audio taper, and put a 10K resistor in
Bruce Gentry
16 Jun
#4397
 
4396

Re: 880/2

There is one difference I have seen so far with drifting resistors in Eddystone receivers. Not only do they increase resistance, they usually get noisy unlike
Bruce Gentry
16 Jun
#4396
 
4395

Re: 880/2

Hi Bill, Its very common carbon compo resistors to drift high over the decades – especially the higher value ones (typically >47k). Whether they do or not
Gerry O'Hara
15 Jun
#4395
 
4394

Re: 880/2

Hi, Regarding the sluggish slugs, the best product I have found for my 880/4,  is a spray solution from the WD4-Specialist range "Anti Friction DRY PTFE
Mike Haig
15 Jun
#4394
 
4393

880/2

This is a progress report and is ongoing- I have recently commenced restoring a recently attained non working 880/2 which is in good physical condition. An
mobill8
15 Jun
#4393
 
4392

Re: : Dismantling an Eddystone S688 Diecast Loudspeaker

Hi Bruce, The small speakers are more rare than the larger ones. Gerry On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 12:38 PM -0700, "Bruce Gentry ka2ivy@...
Gerry O'Hara
13 Jun
#4392
 
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