Thread: Cannabilisation
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Old 20th Dec 2004, 9:32 pm   #3
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Default Re: Cannabilisation

I think it's quite difficult to strip a set for spares since you don't know what you'll need in future. This means you need to keep practically everything, in which case it's simpler to keep the whole radio (in the loft say) or at least the chassis.

Avro, I'd encourage you to dispose of these sets to potential restorers or other Grundig / Saba fans. You could ask for a fiver each, buyer collects, or if they're really rough ask for a couple of quid in the charity box.

If you're determined to strip them, then I'd say save valves and knobs but also pots and maybe variable caps if you don't have many of that type, and transformers / droppers and chokes. (See, you might as well keep the radios )

Best regards, Paul
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