Originally Posted by Electronic M
I've had a set work with it's original block caps....Albeit with terrible distortion, which changing those caps cured.
Paper caps are paper caps, even the best eventually fail. I'd bring a set with original block caps up on a variac any day, but I would not make it a regular player till those caps are re-stuffed.
I just cited a statement what the old gent told me, not that I agreed with it.
The last Philco, I did, I restuffed the bakelite blocks.