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by hermitcrab
Wed Jul 17, 2024 9:51 pm
Forum: Changers
Topic: VM-1241 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 34

Re: VM-1241 ?

VM site says this changer was from 1960
by hermitcrab
Wed Jul 17, 2024 8:23 pm
Forum: Changers
Topic: VM-1241 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 34

Re: VM-1241 ?

here is a pic I found on the web... not the same changer but close... the spring is a lot smaller and shorter
by hermitcrab
Wed Jul 17, 2024 12:02 pm
Forum: Changers
Topic: VM-1241 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 34

Re: VM-1241 ?

That's the problem, IDK if the spring is in the correct place or not , the Sam's does not show where it attaches, there are 2 different holes on the idler wheel assembly , I still think the spring is too large of a diameter where it is located , if it is the correct spring , someone has stretched th...
by hermitcrab
Wed Jul 17, 2024 12:07 am
Forum: Changers
Topic: VM-1241 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 34

VM-1241 ?

this is out of the Motorola ... is this spring in the correct position?, seems to be interfering with everything while in the 78 position... it seems to be too thick for where it goes , but this is what was in there...the Sam's doesn't tell you squat on where it attaches , just shows the spring in t...
by hermitcrab
Tue Jul 16, 2024 7:51 pm
Forum: Motorola
Topic: Unknown Motorola
Replies: 19
Views: 101

Re: Unknown Motorola

Elton. I have used this product numerous times with success. As a matter of fact, it is being used right now on a small Philco console with the painted/faux finish that is peeling on the lid and one side. Interestingly, the wood underneath has a nice Mahogony color to it. I have no idea what kind o...
by hermitcrab
Tue Jul 16, 2024 3:06 pm
Forum: Motorola
Topic: Unknown Motorola
Replies: 19
Views: 101

Re: Unknown Motorola

Ok... I am going with a blonde painted cabinet, I didn't have any paint thinner , so I tried a few squirts of carb cleaner just to try it out ... this will be long and tedious ... here are some pics to show the brass under the paint and the original wood color on the back side of the legs ...any sug...
by hermitcrab
Tue Jul 16, 2024 3:35 am
Forum: Motorola
Topic: Unknown Motorola
Replies: 19
Views: 101

Re: Unknown Motorola

The more I learn about this set , the more bummed I am at the paint job on it... one edge of the lid is missing paint , and it sure looks blonde , or could be just white birch that was painted from the factory ,but the brass finish on the legs were also painted .. guess I will experiment with some p...
by hermitcrab
Mon Jul 15, 2024 4:07 pm
Forum: Motorola
Topic: Unknown Motorola
Replies: 19
Views: 101

Re: Unknown Motorola

She is now identified as a SK-43... I wish the one I have looked as good
by hermitcrab
Mon Jul 15, 2024 3:27 pm
Forum: Motorola
Topic: Unknown Motorola
Replies: 19
Views: 101

Re: Unknown Motorola

I don't think the factory would paint around the components after it was built which this is ....this is an amateurish job to be sure... still looking for a schematic for the tuner section ...
by hermitcrab
Sun Jul 14, 2024 9:07 pm
Forum: Motorola
Topic: Unknown Motorola
Replies: 19
Views: 101

Re: Unknown Motorola

The HS-822C Sam's brings up a TV set and the wrong amplifier? I did find a Sam's just for the amplifier HS-835 ...the outputs are 6BM8 ... the picture on the Sam's looks just like the set and it says it is a SK 43....
by hermitcrab
Sun Jul 14, 2024 8:48 pm
Forum: Motorola
Topic: Unknown Motorola
Replies: 19
Views: 101

Re: Unknown Motorola

once the back was off all questions were answered , it is a model HS822C, AM works, FM dead, Turntable froze solid , and the ugly look ?... it was painted!... this was a blonde cabinet , hopefully the paint will peel off easily...here are some snaps In the back...
by hermitcrab
Sun Jul 14, 2024 7:01 pm
Forum: Record Players
Topic: TOTL Newcomb TRS-1680 and ext speakers $20
Replies: 11
Views: 269

Re: TOTL Newcomb TRS-1680 and ext speakers $20

That looks heavy for a portable.. :o
by hermitcrab
Sun Jul 14, 2024 6:45 pm
Forum: Finds
Topic: Fisher? With Dual Turntable $75 Chicago
Replies: 6
Views: 62

Re: Fisher? With Dual Turntable $75 Chicago

definitely has the fisher vibe ...
by hermitcrab
Sun Jul 14, 2024 6:42 pm
Forum: Motorola
Topic: Unknown Motorola
Replies: 19
Views: 101

Unknown Motorola

she is rough , but I could not turn down the price of 20 bucks , no model number anywhere on the outside... may find something on the inside, it appears to be 6BQ5 outputs from what I can see through the holes , the legs are sitting on top... they are so spindly I didn't want to snap them off moving...
by hermitcrab
Thu Jul 11, 2024 1:19 am
Forum: Finds
Topic: Motorola Bench Stereo SK154 $75 Champaign IL
Replies: 9
Views: 97

Re: Motorola Bench Stereo SK154 $75 Champaign IL

There must have been requests from customers for the window seat size, several manufacturers produced them .. seems strange it would be on casters if it was used as a seat...
by hermitcrab
Mon Jul 08, 2024 7:03 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Guys, please.......
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: Guys, please.......

Boy, am I confused ... I keep looking at the Gallery next to your sign in name to which there is nothing there ... I had no clue you made one in the general topic section...Why when you have the gallery at the top?...
by hermitcrab
Sun Jul 07, 2024 5:14 pm
Forum: Components
Topic: RCA theater amps
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Re: RCA theater amps

Last time I watched a movie there ... I was laughing through the exorcist , while women were being carried out from fainting at the graphic content...
by hermitcrab
Mon Jul 01, 2024 2:26 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: A suggestion for a Gallery....
Replies: 11
Views: 161

Re: A suggestion for a Gallery....

15 min limit to me means have all your pictures ready to upload at once ? or am I misreading this? also how many galleries would be allowed?. At the limit of 10, I could fill a couple easy...also why does there need to be any comments? I would assume a picture with a brief description is all that is...
by hermitcrab
Mon Jul 01, 2024 2:13 am
Forum: Finds
Topic: Motorola SK36M
Replies: 9
Views: 157

Re: Motorola SK36M

I like that color over the blonde set I had , nice looking and I like the BSR changer in it ...but what drives the third channel?
by hermitcrab
Fri Jun 28, 2024 2:36 pm
Forum: Zenith
Topic: 1968 Zenith YT960
Replies: 15
Views: 338

Re: 1968 Zenith YT960

one of these has been up on FB marketplace for a while... so far no takers at the lowered 2500 bucks