Forums :: Resources :: Features :: Photo Gallery :: Vintage Radio Shows :: Archives
Support This Site: Contributors :: Advertise


It is currently Sep Sat 21, 2019 9:54 am


All times are UTC [ DST ]





Post New Topic Post Reply  [ 12 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Wed 28, 2018 4:30 pm 
Member

Joined: Jan Thu 24, 2013 11:50 pm
Posts: 3098
Location: Bristol, Rhode Island
Yikes.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-EICO-H ... :rk:7:pf:0


Attachments:
yikes.jpg
yikes.jpg [ 92.51 KiB | Viewed 1114 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Wed 28, 2018 5:08 pm 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Dec Tue 01, 2015 5:31 am
Posts: 2247
Location: Columbus Ohio
love the description: "Several of the original tubes are broken, but do glow when the unit is plugged in."

_________________
Joe - There's no shortage of cruelty to animals: http://joinASPCA.org


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Wed 28, 2018 5:14 pm 
Member

Joined: Jan Thu 24, 2013 11:50 pm
Posts: 3098
Location: Bristol, Rhode Island
glue_ru wrote:
love the description: "Several of the original tubes are broken, but do glow when the unit is plugged in."


Without a speaker load attached to that thing (I'm sure he didn't want to set one up) that guy better be careful if he touches that broken 6L6. Wouldn't that plate be energized with DC via the output transformer connection to B+/second filter cap? YIKES.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Wed 28, 2018 5:20 pm 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Dec Tue 01, 2015 5:31 am
Posts: 2247
Location: Columbus Ohio
I'm surprised he doesn't say "powers up - untested"

_________________
Joe - There's no shortage of cruelty to animals: http://joinASPCA.org


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Wed 28, 2018 8:30 pm 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Apr Sun 01, 2012 9:55 pm
Posts: 10461
Location: Seattle, WA
I always love unpacking a radio and finding bits of glass in the box.

I even occasionally find bits of glass around the floor, that I didn't notice when unpacking a new radio or wheeling one into the house.

_________________
Rodney -- KG7EPW
Measure it with a micrometer, mark it with chalk, cut it with a chainsaw.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Thu 29, 2018 12:52 am 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Sep Mon 18, 2017 2:23 am
Posts: 3755
Location: Plymouth, MI
Tubes always run cooler when you crack the window. :lol:

_________________
Dan

Museum Curator
https://roaringtwentiesantiqueradiomuseum.com/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Thu 29, 2018 4:36 am 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Jan Thu 01, 1970 1:00 am
Posts: 5015
Location: Perrysburg, OH, U.S.A.
True cutting edge technology that! :mrgreen:
John

_________________
“Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.”
― R. A. Heinlein


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Thu 29, 2018 5:56 am 
Member

Joined: Aug Tue 24, 2010 8:56 pm
Posts: 5673
Location: Northeast Florida
I guess it makes it easy to check for B+.....

_________________
William


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Fri 30, 2018 5:29 am 
Member

Joined: Jan Thu 01, 1970 1:00 am
Posts: 724
Location: Rockaway , nj 07866
That broken tube can be replaced for free , it's a realistic lifetime tube lol


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Nov Fri 30, 2018 11:23 am 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Feb Sun 02, 2014 1:58 pm
Posts: 1092
Location: Tennessee 38058
Rough doesn't even begin to describe the shape of this unit. Oh, my... :shock:

_________________
Mike
KN4GGM

“Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.”
C. Lange


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Dec Sun 16, 2018 8:49 am 
Member

Joined: Jan Thu 01, 1970 1:00 am
Posts: 5741
Location: 253 Blanche St. Plymouth, MI USA
some 5881 have a "brittle" sound !
Mark Oppat


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: This doesn't look dangerous at all
PostPosted: Dec Sun 16, 2018 2:58 pm 
Member
User avatar

Joined: Apr Sat 22, 2006 10:46 pm
Posts: 2061
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
LOL! you guys are a bunch of comedians. "Cutting edge technology" indeed.


Top
 Profile  
 
Post New Topic Post Reply  [ 12 posts ]  Moderator: Lou deGonzague

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests



Search for:
Jump to:  




























Privacy Policy :: Powered by phpBB