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Old 01-11-2017, 04:05 PM
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OK a little more on Sams crosses.

#847-1 H1-1A & H2-1A Nov 66

#894-1 H1-1A, & H2-1A added 1H-1A & 1H-2A July 67

Missed the other, must be my eyes. I probably got that too.
Both mine show a 3GK5 NOT a 3HA5 for RF amp so you may
have a newer one with different tuner assy.

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Old 01-12-2017, 02:56 AM
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Update: It's lost all horizontal now. I think I'm gonna look into getting the Sams for it, use that to try and poke around a bit. If that fails, I'll use the shotgun approach.

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MadMan, yes the chassis number is T7H2-1A basic chassis is H2-1A. Sams folder #1062-1.
Ah beautiful, thanks much.

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Look at the back of the power switch. The Instant Play function was a diode across the power switch. Clip it out, as it must be shorted.
That diode is a-going bye-bye. It's doubtful that anyone will ever use this set on a daily basis again... and if they do, they can damn well wait 3 seconds for it to turn on.

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OK a little more on Sams crosses.
#847-1 H1-1A & H2-1A Nov 66
#894-1 H1-1A, & H2-1A added 1H-1A & 1H-2A July 67

Missed the other, must be my eyes. I probably got that too.
Both mine show a 3GK5 NOT a 3HA5 for RF amp so you may
have a newer one with different tuner assy.
Thanks Zeno. The tuner is sort of a separate thingy, so apparently the chassis stayed the same for a long while, but the tuner changed. TomJ suggested 1062-1, I'm assuming a higher set number implies a later date? Idk, it'd be nice if I had a model number. With the Sams index, I can cross those folders to about 8 model numbers, none of which give me any results on google. sadface. Do you suppose any of the 3 Sams folders would work for me? Aside from the tuner, the rest should be mostly the same, right?

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Old 01-12-2017, 09:19 AM
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The 1062-1 probably the right one. See if you can
find a free one first. If not get back to me. DO NOT
buy it from Sams. Will be a shitty PDF of photocopy.
I have high quality originals. for 1/4 the cost.

BTW these had a lot of bad yokes. Often if you pull
it off the CRT it will start to burn & prove it easily.

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Old 01-12-2017, 10:57 AM
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The 1062-1 probably the right one. See if you can
find a free one first. If not get back to me. DO NOT
buy it from Sams. Will be a shitty PDF of photocopy.
I have high quality originals. for 1/4 the cost.

BTW these had a lot of bad yokes. Often if you pull
it off the CRT it will start to burn & prove it easily.

73 Zeno
LFOD !
Didn't Admiral build this same set, with several variations, until the end of the tube era? The last one I worked on had a single control for brightness and contrast, that they referred to as a video or picture control. Seems to be around 1975 or so. The tube compliment was slightly different.
IIRC, that set had an SSKresge logo on the speaker grill.
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Old 01-13-2017, 02:29 AM
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Quote:
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The 1062-1 probably the right one. See if you can
find a free one first. If not get back to me. DO NOT
buy it from Sams. Will be a shitty PDF of photocopy.
I have high quality originals. for 1/4 the cost.

BTW these had a lot of bad yokes. Often if you pull
it off the CRT it will start to burn & prove it easily.

73 Zeno
LFOD !
Yeah, I looked. No free one is to be had. Hell, no paid one is to be had! Excepting from Sam's, so thanks for the warning, because I was considering dropping $22 on that. I have a friend who may have a Sams collection, and then the library in downtown Chicago has a collection... but it's sketchy as to whether theirs goes above 600 or so. I'm gonna be calling in and seeing if they know, and if my friend has Sams or not. He's a quote-unquote tv repairman, but he's actually a friend of a friend and I don't know him very well.

Although he pissed me off because he shortchanged me on some car repair I did for him. So in my book, he owes me a $150 favor.

But I might take you up on that offer.

Also, the yoke looks pristine, it was the cleanest part of the whole ratshit-covered set. And I've taken it off but not while it was working. But now that you mention it, don't they have capacitors inside of them? Maybe I'll crack it open and check the resistance of the coils anyhow.
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