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Old 10th Aug 2019, 11:31 pm   #174
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Default Re: Baird T5 restoration project.

Hi David,
The problem is that the original side panels are in such a bad state that there is no way of saving them.
Next week I will visit a timber firm in Gateshead and take a look at what's available. And it's only those side panels which are holding up the job. I've considered applying veneers on the newly made panels but past experiences of doing this have proven disappointing.
So in the meantime I'll concentrate on the electronics. The timebase chassis employs a large number of electrolytic capacitors and all are unserviceable. It was the same with the T23.

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