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Old 02-18-2018, 10:59 AM
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Buick-load of Zeniths

Picked these up yesterday from my good friend Danny in Atlanta. Sets include a 1969 23" tin can set with the 16Z7C50, an 18" tin can set from the same year with the 16Z7C19, a remote control 19" System 3 from 1979, a 19" CCII from 1977, and a 17" CCII from 1977. Pictures to come. They haven't been unloaded yet, and my back is killing me.
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Old 02-18-2018, 02:45 PM
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Great catch! Always nice to see sets being saved.
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Old 02-18-2018, 04:25 PM
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More pix. Also got the tube caddy from the swap meet for $35.
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Old 02-18-2018, 05:51 PM
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years ago i bought my son that exact 17 inch set from a used furniture store.`back around 1980 or so,paid 40.00 and it was by far,the best picture and performer we ve ever had.that set is still in operation today.much more than my son!
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Old 02-18-2018, 06:54 PM
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Sweet find! Love the LeSabre too!
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:17 AM
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If he gave you any more you would have needed a Roadmaster.
Well it was a good round-up.

And YES ! the 17" set had the best pix of all the CC2 sets.
The 18" can be doggy & tube hungry but usually a good pix.

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Old 02-19-2018, 04:55 PM
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You guys were right about this Chromacolor II. The picture blew me away. Super bright and crisp, definitely took me by surprise.
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Old 02-20-2018, 09:22 AM
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these sets may have produced the finest color picture of any set produced at the time.
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Old 02-20-2018, 05:45 PM
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I agree. It's a keeper alright. Here it is up next to my Trinitron and CTC-31.
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Old 02-23-2018, 07:26 AM
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Stands up to that MUCH newer Wega & easier on the eyes.
To think in the 70's some customers wouldnt buy "junk
American TV's" Go figure.

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Old 02-24-2018, 03:45 PM
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I've been watching the 17" set daily, and it started exhibiting symptoms of dirty module connections. The brightness level is very flickery. It takes about two episodes of The Simpsons before it finally starts to calm down and act normal. I took all the modules out a few days ago and sprayed cleaner on the contacts, but it didn't do any good.
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A bicentennial 1976 tube caddy to boot. How sweet it is. Nice finds. Your RCA has really nice red compared to the other 2.
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Had the same flickering with my Heathkit. Clean all the controls.
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You guys were right about this Chromacolor II. The picture blew me away. Super bright and crisp, definitely took me by surprise.
Bump for electronic gems on a vintage TV. Great set!

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Old 04-30-2018, 05:47 AM
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I agree. It's a keeper alright. Here it is up next to my Trinitron and CTC-31.
TUD1....how are you modulating your Roku signal and what model Roku are you using? I have one out of 4 Roku players that will actually work with a modulator on my old sets. All of the others have some sort of color sync issue when I try to push them through a modulator.

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