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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 3:49:28 PM on 22 January 2018.
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 Location: Forest Hill, VIC
 Member since 22 January 2018
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I have been involved in radio and TV broadcasting since 1957. Only started serious collecting about ten years ago, previous was bits and pieces in the shed. My preference is to buy a "heap of junk" and make it work if possible, occasional learning how to repair cabinets. Not really interested in fixing radios for others, I keep on getting distracted by another rust collector. Always something more interesting like a BC-211 currently on the bench or a Stromberg Carlson 5B15 awaiting a better idea.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 4:52:02 PM on 22 January 2018.
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 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
 Member since 28 January 2011
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Welcome to V-R.

If you get stuck with any project, create a thread in the Tech Talk section and people will chime in.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 9:42:20 PM on 23 January 2018.
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 Location: Forest Hill, VIC
 Member since 22 January 2018
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Thanks GTC, my main problem is that I seem to always buy stuff at radio club auction that no-one else wants to bid for, as a result I walk away with the odd "gem" that needs a fair bit of love. The thing that usually hooks me is timber cabinets. Some have absolutely magnificent timber in them but the chassis is a pile of rust.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 11:50:35 PM on 23 January 2018.
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 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
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You can join member Robbbert -- he has a very eclectic collection of stray radios. At one stage I thought he deliberately only picked up stuff that has never been heard of by anyone else Smile


 
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