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Old 11-18-2018, 11:25 PM
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Did a little adjusting today. Tomorrow I'll start the alignment.

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Old 11-20-2018, 11:05 PM
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Been busy with other things.

Here's a picture of all the caps and resistors that I changed out.

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Old 12-04-2018, 10:50 PM
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Update!
The chassis is finished. It's been aligned and detailed. The final set up will have to be done once it is installed in the cabinet.





I've cleaned the cabinet inside and out. I also polished the outside. I filled in the lettering on the front knobs and the logo with gold paint. I'll spray on a new coat of gold that surrounds the CRT tomorrow. I got the paint from the craft section at the local Walmart.







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Old 12-05-2018, 02:00 AM
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That is looking very sharp. Personally I'm not a huge fan of painting chassis and parts. I guess I just like seeing some patina on old things. I can live without the dirt, but all the little blemishes just add to the nostalgia experience for me. But I have to admit you have an awesome skill set and you make these look about as perfect as anyone could possibly ask for. The gold paint really makes that lettering pop. Overall you've done a knockout restoration.

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Old 12-05-2018, 09:53 AM
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Gorgeous!
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Old 12-05-2018, 01:01 PM
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Excellent!
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Old 12-05-2018, 11:27 PM
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Thanks guys.
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Old 12-06-2018, 05:32 PM
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Excellent work. I can't wait to see it completely assembled.
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Old 12-10-2018, 11:46 AM
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Thanks guys.
A couple of questions!
What was that small selenium rectifier used for?
The octal tube base next to the 19BG6 has what in it. I saw one 60 years ago and that set had one that had a neat little perforated metal cover on it.
It seemed to be a surge limiting resistor in it, but a tiny one.
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Old 12-10-2018, 01:01 PM
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A couple of questions!
What was that small selenium rectifier used for?
The octal tube base next to the 19BG6 has what in it. I saw one 60 years ago and that set had one that had a neat little perforated metal cover on it.
It seemed to be a surge limiting resistor in it, but a tiny one.
Looks like it is used to create the -150V buss.

That socket is for a Ballast resistor. On this chassis, it was just a piece of wire.

Both can be seen on the schematic below.

BTW, Emerson had drawn the symbols for the diodes backwards. My pencil marks are the correct way.

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Old 12-10-2018, 03:01 PM
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Regarding the diodes there was a lot of controversy back then over which way they should be drawn. Possibly because of conventional vs electron current flow.
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:08 PM
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Regarding the diodes there was a lot of controversy back then over which way they should be drawn. Possibly because of conventional vs electron current flow.
They at least bothered to draw the + marks right so that the production floor installed the + marked end of the seleniums correctly...
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