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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 5:58:34 PM on 2 March 2013.
Chris Ronayne's avatar
 Location: Wauchope, NSW
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Hi all,

I've found an Astor R11P-7 11" television for sale, but it is missing the plug, two knobs on the front and possibly one antennae (trying to verify that). Is it easy to get these parts? It's mainly finding the knobs that I'm worried about.

Cheers,

Chris


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 8:21:43 PM on 2 March 2013.
Redxm's avatar
 Location: Tamworth, NSW
 Member since 6 April 2012
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Chris, if you have one knob as a sample there are a reasonable number of people who can reproduce them for you.
Antenna, I assume you mean a telescopic one.. They are around and turn up from time to time. Most early transistor radios had them, as did cordless phones and 'ghetto' blasters.

WES also have a small selection of antennas

What plug is missing? Is it on the mains lead?

If I were you, grab it if its at the right price, and begin the search, thats half the fun

cheers
ben


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 8:37:56 PM on 2 March 2013.
Chris Ronayne's avatar
 Location: Wauchope, NSW
 Member since 1 January 2013
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Redxm,

The knobs missing on the front appear to be the power/volume control and contrast control. It appears to have neither. I'm pretty sure that it's the mains plug missing.

Would $40 be a good price for one of these (which appears to otherwise be intact)?

Chris


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 9:40:24 PM on 2 March 2013.
MonochromeTV's avatar
 Location: Melbourne, VIC
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Chris.

Those Astor knobs shouldn't be too hard to locate. They were used on a lot of Astor products from the early to mid '60s. You'll be able to see what they look like on a recent post here dealing with the same TV.

Cheers.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 7:50:06 PM on 3 March 2013.
Redxm's avatar
 Location: Tamworth, NSW
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Chris
just worked out what tv you are talking about.
Dont buy it!




(I want it.....) Smile

ben


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 8:55:04 PM on 3 March 2013.
Chris Ronayne's avatar
 Location: Wauchope, NSW
 Member since 1 January 2013
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Redxm,

Don't worry. I contacted the seller offline, but doubt I'll be able to pick it up...

Chris


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 6:11:50 PM on 4 March 2013.
Redxm's avatar
 Location: Tamworth, NSW
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Well its mine now.

A mate in newcastle is going to pick it up for me.

Gives me an excuse to go for a drive one weekend.

Better stock up on hi volt caps

This will be my first valve telly, so a bit of a learning curve coming up.


ben


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 8 · Written at 7:23:01 PM on 4 March 2013.
MonochromeTV's avatar
 Location: Melbourne, VIC
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Ben.

Do you want a circuit for it?

Click on my profile for my email.

Cheers.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 9 · Written at 10:09:11 PM on 5 March 2013.
Redxm's avatar
 Location: Tamworth, NSW
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That would be great. Email sent


 
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