BRC 3000

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Life long interest in TV. Worked in the trade for 15 years. Been collecting tv's for 25 years
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RE: Tale of rags to riches of for a Bush TV161

You've certainly had some work to do there and the result is excellent ?. I have one of these and thankfully its in much better shape and works ok considering its not been touched properly for years....

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: Tale of rags to riches of for a Bush TV161

They do give a good picture, sold many and fixed many. Always had a LOPTX on the van, the last vision IF transistor did fail, BF173? All straightforward faults 40-50 years ago, anything could be wrong...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: Tale of rags to riches of for a Bush TV161

I certainly did enjoy it....thanks for sharing this excellent restoration. Well worth the work and the set looks great ?

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: What model is this Bush TV? anyone recognise it?

The TV125R was presented in a cabinet which had a semi gloss finish as opposed to the TV125 which had high gloss cabinet. The TV125R was supplied to independent dealers so that they could get into the...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

Posted by: BRC 3000 I have to say I am very pleased with the results with this relatively rare and pretty little set and can’t wait to watch some vintage 70’s Christmas specials on it over the festive...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

That is the correct on/off knob.

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

Fantastic result. Just my era of set too as you know. Well done Dave.

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

Hi Dave, Brilliant, interesting and an addictive read ? Many thanks for treating us to the tale of how the TC1717 was returned to good health. I can sympathise with the digression into the rabbit ho...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

That's right, the on-off knob doesn't look like a Thorn part but I'm absolutely certain it is the correct one for the Alba set. Alba was the name used by A.J.Balcombe Limited and was derived from the ...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Removal of Teletext lines on A823

The following could be used instead of BF337 according to the transistor data on here. BF258, BF259, BF658, BF659, 2N5058, 2N5059 Jon

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Removal of Teletext lines on A823

A quick search on the web suggests these could be used instead of BA148 BA157...159, BA245, BA248, BY 206...207 Jon

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Radio Rentals Baird Television brand - were they ever retailed?

I worked for a small independent retailer in the 60s and our mainstay was Bush. After the takeover of Murphy and the subsequent move to Welwyn Garden City, we became a little concerned at a drop in re...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Baird M708 Dual Standard Colour Television

Thanks Dave ? Today, I have been busy on and off with the cabinet. It has had many knocks and scratches with some pretty deep into the veneer. Corners chipped away, a broken plinth and generally pr...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Radio Rentals Baird Television brand - were they ever retailed?

I can't speak for Radio Rentals, but I remember my sister and her husband renting a set from one of the major rental firms. After a lengthy time renting, they decided to buy their own and end the rent...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Murphy Acoustic Deluxe project

The T24 was the Ennesettle factory assembled version of the excellent X53B Toshiba chassis. Does 20" Bush model BC7200 come to mind? A Murphy branded version was available but for some reason or ot...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Preparing a colour TV set for the Queens' Speech.

Here are the pictures taken from the screen of the GEC 2028. I have to confess they are not as good as I would have liked. Till Eulenspiegel. Attachment : TheQueensSpeech251217_5.jpg Attach...

In forum Colour Television

5 years ago
RE: Murphy Acoustic Deluxe project

The 20" Murphy CV2011 was supplied with a Toshiba CRT. In those times I'd guess Toshiba was nothing more than another source of CRTs but later on in 1976 the newly introduced Z718 series used Toshiba...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago