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Old 05-19-2018, 08:31 PM
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Looks really nice, I look forward to seeing how it works!
It looks like the 25L6 went to air!
That tube furnishes the lower voltage to many of the signal circuits. If it is bad, you'll have to replace it before going any further.
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Why in the world did Motorola put the tuner tubes under the chassis?? Seems stupid to me.
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Why in the world did Motorola put the tuner tubes under the chassis?? Seems stupid to me.
Some Motos keep the fly and 1B3 under chassis with an access door. Dumont used to put 6AL5 detector tubes and 6X4 rects under chassis in some of their RA-103 sets...There are probably more bad examples in the TV field but at least they were socketed...In the tube hearing aid era, the subminiature types they used (pencil diameterX1.5" long) were often soldered directly into the chassis.

^Yet another attack from boring-trivia-man, AKA me.
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It looks like the 25L6 went to air!
That tube furnishes the lower voltage to many of the signal circuits. If it is bad, you'll have to replace it before going any further.
It didnít, it was just dirty. Donít know what the white stuff is.
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Iím starting to paint the cabinet and i think its turning out nice!
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