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Old 28th Sep 2020, 5:53 pm   #1
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Default 1939 Pilot Little Maestro.

Hello all.

This radio came via Nymrod121 (and a hat) probably two years ago, well finally its finished!!

Working very well.

Dave.
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Old 28th Sep 2020, 7:58 pm   #2
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Default Re: 1939 pilot little meastro

Tip top restoration - it obviously fell into the right hands Dave!

Lovely sets with a splendid dial.

Are you going to allow us to look inside?
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Old 28th Sep 2020, 9:12 pm   #3
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Hello all , I have attached some photos, the plug came with the radio. The back panel took ages to straighten there is a bit more info in Vintage Radio Domestic, but I did say I would put it here IF I got it working.

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Old 28th Sep 2020, 10:37 pm   #4
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That cabinet glows!

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Old 29th Sep 2020, 9:03 am   #5
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Lovely restoration ,nice attention to detail, ie the brass set screw on the tuning capacitor , well done. Mick.
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Old 29th Sep 2020, 9:13 am   #6
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Nice job, I have one identical on "the to do list. I'm wondering looking at the chassis how it drops the mains current!
Has anyone spotted one of these in the new "All creatures great and small" TV show. It sit's on the window ledge, a mistake as the set came out in 1939 and the program set in 1937.
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Old 29th Sep 2020, 6:13 pm   #7
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hello all ,,on this set dropper resistor metal clad behind speaker

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