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 Post subject: Very nice old Zenith
PostPosted: Jan Fri 11, 2019 3:26 am 
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Didn't know if you Zenith collectors saw this one in the Columbus Ohio area. Azenitnut especially unless you already have one. A little expensive but in nice shape.

https://columbus.craigslist.org/atq/d/c ... 19617.html


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 Post subject: Re: Very nice old Zenith
PostPosted: Jan Fri 11, 2019 4:07 am 
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Does that use the crappy Majestic-made power supply can?

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 Post subject: Re: Very nice old Zenith
PostPosted: Jan Fri 11, 2019 5:10 am 
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What is the purpose of the slider control underneath the speaker?

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 Post subject: Re: Very nice old Zenith
PostPosted: Jan Fri 11, 2019 6:00 am 
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Seems like a lot of 39As have been coming out of hiding over the last couple of years.

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 Post subject: Re: Very nice old Zenith
PostPosted: Jan Fri 11, 2019 11:15 am 
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AuroraOldRadios wrote:
Does that use the crappy Majestic-made power supply can?


Yes, Majestic made the power supplies in these, but other than the rubber wire, they aren't hard to restore.
All capacitors are inside a box underneath where the transformers, chokes and resistors are on top fully exposed.

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What is the purpose of the slider control underneath the speaker?


That is the loop antenna control to rotate the antenna for best reception. A fun feature of this massive radio! :D

You can see more about this radio here :wink:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=351847

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 Post subject: Re: Very nice old Zenith
PostPosted: Jan Fri 11, 2019 1:30 pm 
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palegreenthumb wrote:
What is the purpose of the slider control underneath the speaker?

The lever pointer under the speaker rotates the loop antenna inside the cabinet.


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 Post subject: Re: Very nice old Zenith
PostPosted: Jan Fri 11, 2019 10:04 pm 
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If it uses the 9P6 supply I have one thats had the caps and wiring replaced. I have the money and am heading that way tomorrow but alas, no room :cry:

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 Post subject: Re: Very nice old Zenith
PostPosted: Jan Sat 12, 2019 7:25 am 
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Yes, that's my radio, I've had two for quite some time and got a 3rd about 4 months back, so the wife is getting frustrated and I need to sell at least one to keep things civil :)

All three of them are in great shape with all parts (except one is missing the back panel), but the one I'm keeping is missing the wood bar between the legs. I figured it would be harder to sell that one and I'm sure I'll find a replacement for it one day to make that one complete.

If it doesn't sell this round, I'm planning to clean it up a bit with gojo and then use some feed n wax on it, and will put it up again with those newer pictures.


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