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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: Farewell Chas.E.Miller

Very Sad news indeed, met Chas on a few occasions nice friendly guy he will be greatly missed throughout the vintage radio & tv community R.I.P

In forum News Desk

2 years ago
RE: HMV 2715 (3500)

@tazman1966 Thanks Taz the set is being moved on to Gary (colourmaster) shortly I’ve done a swap for a couple of GEC solid state sets at least I know it’s going to a good home Chris

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Hi Gary , your set is indeed an early one the exact model is a C2041 this together with the 19 inch 2040 was the first run of 625 only colour sets I remember these when I was training , later to be r...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Hi Malc , Thanks , I’ve got 2 lopts for you for those Baird mono sets I’ll drop them off soon as I’m always over your way because my son has just moved over that way chris

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

The results up to now Attachment : B9D27A45-B437-40D9-A5A3-40747CFD8975.jpeg Attachment : 767AC872-6D13-4096-9461-FA6A733B64D4.jpeg but as I write this the PCL86 has just decided enough...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Finally got to have another look at the GEC C2115 ,after the first attempt at getting it going I was taken back slightly at the remarkable performance it gave with just minor attention all be it sho...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

This is the results so far Attachment : 3FAD35A3-388D-465F-95DF-B83D52138E09.jpeg Chris

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

Today I got a chance to have a quick look at the GEC ,a good look around the chassis & nothing looked out of place apart from a replacement boost capacitor that had been tagged on from the top sid...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: GEC C2115

I couldn’t agree more Frank , why do people find it necessary twiddling i/f cores I don’t know , in all the years as an engineer I never had to realign a set , so why indeed we used to call these guy...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
GEC C2115

some of you may have seen that a while ago I placed an add in the wanted section of this forum for a GEC C2103 , well I came across this set it’s a GEG C2115 this is the 20 inch version of the 2103(19...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: HMV 2715 (3500)

Posted by: Jayceebee Apart from that abomination of a C609 replacement it does looks to be in good shape. It would be a good idea to cast your eye over the connections on the mains transformer, there ...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: HMV 2715 (3500)

The next step was to tackle the power supply most of the electrolytic caps are either leaking or totally out of spec so a total recap was in order, the only good cap was the main smoother next was t...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
HMV 2715 (3500)

now most people on this forum seem to love these sets , me on the other hand never could take to them they seem to be like marmite sets you either love them or hate them the set in question is a HMV ...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: EKCO T524

Hi John , Thanks for those kind words I wasn't aware they used the piped system in seaham but then I wasn’t in the trade by the time I move up to co,Durham i might be calling on your expertise soon ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: EKCO T524

Hi Frank , I haven’t seen one with separate tuners either that’s another reason I found it curious i have several sets with the integrated tuners & the same 368 chassis like this invicta Atta...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
EKCO T524

This set was purchased from the nvcf with the intentions of using it for spare part to keep my pye sets going but on a closer look it seemed to be something a bit different having a 3 position system ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: Is Your Stash Out of Control?

that should of read Ekco set big thumbs small phone ? chris

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 years ago
RE: Is Your Stash Out of Control?

Hi Steve , yes those sets are interesting the Elvin set is the 368 chassis sadly it’s been got at caps missing duff lopt & the i/f strip has been twiddled with but all is not lost I’m sure I can ...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 years ago
RE: Is Your Stash Out of Control?

You know we talk about stash getting out of control , well a trip to the nvcf today & I came back with no less than 6 TVs ? 3 colour sets & 3 mono 1, pye G11 22” 4, pye 13u 23”du...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 years ago
RE: Ultra 6658 Thorn 1400

Hi John , what a cracking set , even though I wasn’t a big fan of Thorn sets I had a soft spot for the 1400 probably because I didn’t see that many of them you certainly have a nice one there & i...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
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