The_Teleman

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I’m now a domestic appliance engineer & have been for the past 25 years having been in the TV trade for over 20 years previous. My collections are mainly PYE & GEC TVs mono & now thanks to crustytv(Chris) colour.
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Re: KB WV90 Dual Standard 23" Console Set

Wow! another super de luxe TV. I remember the KB VC1,2,3,4 and 51 chassis well. The earliest sets with the VC1 chassis had a tapped resistor width control and the line oscillator is an ECC81. Alth...

In forum Black & White Television

8 years ago
RE: 1974 HMV 2726 Coloumaster; Thorn 4000

Hi Chris, I'm so pleased that you have finally obtained your 4000 , I'm sure it will be worth it , I know exactly what it's like to finally obtain a long wanted set . I thought I would never own a G9 ...

In forum Colour Television

4 weeks ago
RE: A Pair Of Philips G6 Single Standard; Cabinet Restoration

Posted by: @the_teleman i don’t recall the K9 set was this anything like the K70 ?The K9 was solid state.Attachment : k9.jpgAttachment : k9cct.jpg My B&O 3200 like the G6 &a...

In forum Colour Television

1 year ago
RE: 1977 Aphelion :Telefunken 712 Chassis

Finally, after 4 years of searching I managed to track down a copy of the TFK 712 (English Version) service manual, the chassis used in the Aphelion. A bargain at just under £10 delivered, It arrived ...

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
RE: Philips G8

Posted by: @the_teleman I saw on eBay a rather nice looking G8 that was open to offers so I put in an offer not thinking I would stand any chance then forgot about it till I had a notice say my offer...

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
52 years ago
RE: RBM A823AV (marked CO-OP) and a GEC2110 complete both 19"

Late 1972 the first C2110 was delivered by GEC radio and Television Ltd to my shop. It and the 22" C2111 was a best seller through 1973. My only complaint was that the wood grain effect on he plasti...

In forum Items for Sale, Wanted, Swaps or F.O.C.

2 years ago
RE: Ferguson golden glide

Hi Chris, your golden glide looks in good condition. I'll look forward to your restoration of it. ?

In forum Black & White Television

2 years ago
RE: Ferguson golden glide

A nice set....looking forward to reading about it. ? The PY33 needs the air sucking out of it, or a replacement could be a bit easier. ?

In forum Black & White Television

2 years ago
RE: Ferguson golden glide

I have the consolette version of this, but in mine the tuner has been re-rigged to switch via a knob sticking out of the top of the cabinet, the "glide" mechanism no longer being extant. Nice sets!

In forum Black & White Television

2 years ago
RBM A823AV (marked CO-OP) and a GEC2110 complete both 19"

As above, I saved these two from destruction, both look to be complete but in dirty and a little shabby condition, plastic cabinet is not cracked on the GEC, CRT's in both not great condition emission...

In forum Items for Sale, Wanted, Swaps or F.O.C.

2 years ago
RE: HMV 2715 (3500)

I never had the HMV 2715 in my rental fleet, the majority of the 3500 series sets were the Alba models TC2222 and TC2223. I think I've got the model numbers right. After 1975 when I started buying T...

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
Re: 1979 Philips VR2022

You could always tell a visionhire machine... it only had the centre screw holding the base plate on ....

In forum Video Recorders, CED, LaserVision, DVD & DTV

6 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Hi I was wondering if my 22" version is an early set as above the tuner unit it has 625 printed. It also has a dark wood cabinet the same as the 2028.Attachment : 2040.jpg

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Posted by: Till Eulenspiegel I kinda remember there was also a model C2108 which was a 26" model which was also fitted with the hybrid chassis. Varicap tuning. Till Eulenspiegel.I don't know about ...

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Looks great so far. At least your cabinet looks better than my C2103 ... what was the phrase used? Weetabix? ?

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

The GEC C2115 was one of the first sets I bought from the company when I became a dealer for that brand in late 1972. Never had any problems with the sets. I kinda remember there was also a model C21...

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Hi Chris Excellent results so far, it looks good. When I got mine it was working so it's never had the back off yet. I like yourself have a soft spot for this model as it was our first colour set. Wh...

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Posted by: The_Teleman all in all not a bad start for a couple of hours play ChrisI'd say ! Looks to be a great set and a pleasure to see it come back to life. ?

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Hi Chris I'm so pleased that you have finally obtained one of these. I have the same model and also the 22 & 26 inch version. Our first family colour was the 19" 2103 too rented in October 1971. ...

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
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