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TC Chris

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Video of V-M Model 359
« on: February 10, 2019, 08:18:21 PM »
Today I decided to tackle an easier project than diagnosis of the old GE radio.  I've been walking around this V-M Model 359 portable phono that has occupied floor space in my shop since I got it free at a yard sale a couple years back.  It was minus speakers.  Today I did some preliminary lubrication of the V-M 1275 changer motor bearings, idler wheel, turntable and spindle bearings) and then hooked up some speakers to see if I had sound.  Yes, I did, but not very impressive.  So I replaced the filter caps.  That took a bit of time and lots of trips between shop and house to get stuff.  But eventually it was done, and still didn't sound very good until I hooked up some more efficient speakers.  It's a three-tube amp--one 50EH5 output for each channel, and one 12AX7 to drive them.  Not a lot of oomph.  I still haven't checked the stylus.

Here's the YouTube video link:
https://youtu.be/9VRiHJPQnA4

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Re: Video of V-M Model 359
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2019, 05:33:47 PM »
Very nice Chris! 

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Re: Video of V-M Model 359
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2019, 07:21:57 PM »
+1!   :) :)
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