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Zenith / Re: 1959 Zenith Console with extension speaker
« Last post by picard on Today at 07:33:24 AM »
What a nice set . Even got the extension speaker.
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Chat / Re: Up north in Michigan
« Last post by TC Chris on October 17, 2017, 08:45:59 PM »
I'm just back from 2 weeks in Spain and Portugal, where we had temps in the 80s and 90s.  Now back home where it's still 60s, but not for long.

"Lake Huron rolls, Superior sings
In the rooms of her ice-water mansion
Old Michigan steams like a young man's dreams
The islands and bays are for sportsmen
And farther below, Lake Ontario
Takes in what Lake Erie can send her
And the iron boats go as the mariners all know
With the gales of November remembered"

The Great Lakes are a shipwreck collection.  Read here about the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary: 
https://thunderbay.noaa.gov/

And read here about the great Storm of 1913, when 19 ships went down and another bunch were stranded: 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Lakes_Storm_of_1913

In the Lakes we don't have destructive marine critters nor corrosive salt, but recently we've been invaded by foreign zebra and quagga mussels that cover everything up.

IN addition to the Edmund Fitzgerald wreck, I can recall waking up as a kid to news that the Carl D. Bradley had gone down in a storm in 1958, another victim of the Gales of November: 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Carl_D._Bradley

Chris Campbell
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Sightings / Re: Magnavox Windsor, Mt. Juliet Tn. $150
« Last post by AlexanderMartin on October 17, 2017, 10:20:39 AM »
Probably has the Tru-sonic horn. One of the best mono consoles ever made, fidelity wise.
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Zenith / 1959 Zenith Console with extension speaker
« Last post by vintage cltr on October 17, 2017, 10:07:29 AM »
Just picked this up last night via Facebook. Had it delivered for $100.

Plan on digging into it today after work.

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General Discussion / Re: Consoles by Radio Shack?
« Last post by picard on October 17, 2017, 08:48:11 AM »
I've never seen one
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Other Tube Console Brands / Re: Mathes HiFi Console
« Last post by HiFiFun on October 16, 2017, 11:11:08 PM »
Gosh, another WOW !

You guys are nailing the C-M's this week.
Congrats to you, also.

HFF
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One word: WOW !

Congratulations,
HFF
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Just wanted anyone who is interested to know that I did get the Curtis Mathes.  Happy with what I paid, original owner, excellent condition...I'm in love.  Thanks again for the guidance.
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Sightings / Re: Insane console collection in Buffalo NY for Sale
« Last post by picard on October 16, 2017, 07:32:45 PM »
Very cool collection. I see about six I like.
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RCA / Re: RCA SHF-6
« Last post by picard on October 16, 2017, 02:29:24 PM »
Thanks. I will try and place the order tonight .
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