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Old 10-19-2016, 10:35 PM
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Hello from SE Michigan

Longtime radio collector who just picked up a Dumont RA-105 in a blonde Colony cabinet. I am also looking at an RCA 8-T-241, one of these may be my first television restoration.
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Old 10-20-2016, 09:15 AM
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Welcome aboard! There is much collective knowledge here, especially with those two treasures! Your area is like mine, these beauties sometimes just Turnip (smirk!)
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Old 10-20-2016, 11:28 AM
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Nice sets, but 2 of the most cap heavy sets out there. You will think you've done a fleet of radios by the time your done, and then you'll still have some troubleshooting and a bunch of adjustments left...I'd probably start on a common mid 50's-60's set or a Muntz.
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Old 10-21-2016, 01:04 PM
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+1 . I've done at least 10 sets similar to your 8T241 and the resistor networks still give me nightmares from time to time.
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Old 10-22-2016, 10:54 AM
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Welcome to VK! We have experts regarding those two sets...ask away!
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Old 10-22-2016, 01:25 PM
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Welcome ashore!!!!!
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