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 Post subject: Philco Skyscraper
PostPosted: Jul Sat 13, 2019 11:53 pm 
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Picked this up this morning. It's a 40-190


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 Post subject: Re: Philip Skyscraper
PostPosted: Jul Sat 13, 2019 11:58 pm 
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I always liked that particular Philco cabinet.
I used to have a 41-605P which was the same style :D

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 Post subject: Re: Philco Skyscraper
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That is pretty.


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 Post subject: Re: Philco Skyscraper
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I like the cabinet but I don't like the kluged phase inverter circuit.

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 Post subject: Re: Philco Skyscraper
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Looks like a really clean set. At least this model is a little less seen than some other similar models. It has interesting deco lines. I heard they are very good performers. Enjoy!


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 Post subject: Re: Philco Skyscraper
PostPosted: Jul Sun 14, 2019 11:43 pm 
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There's one presently for sale on facebook in Clinton, MI.


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 Post subject: Re: Philco Skyscraper
PostPosted: Jul Mon 15, 2019 12:51 am 
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AuroraOldRadios wrote:
I like the cabinet but I don't like the kluged phase inverter circuit.


Yes that practice is questionable, but Philco wasn't the only one to use it.
The first Sparton I ever owned had the same idea. Model 6-26 from 1946-47

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 Post subject: Re: Philco Skyscraper
PostPosted: Jul Mon 15, 2019 5:21 pm 
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I like the cabinet style but I'm not sure why I bought it. I have no room for it. It will be another one that gets rotated from the house to my storage unit when I want something different in the house.


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 Post subject: Re: Philco Skyscraper
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The schematic needs to be dug up so we can analyze it.

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 Post subject: Re: Philco Skyscraper
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Nice find! I have a 40-180, which is about my best performing tube radio, with it's drum antenna. Does yours have the drum, or the large square loop antenna?

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