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Old 01-21-2008, 09:10 PM
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I wonder...Did these beasties collectively give this much trouble 50 some odd years ago ? If they did, its a wonder color TV ever caught on....
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Old 01-21-2008, 09:23 PM
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Sandy,

I would go with the obvious. All our posts rave about the RCA's just working...with some modern help and a few parts.

Philco engineers were in charge here. And add on the mods to this set that RCA never did. They just ran out a new chassis.

RCA had the "Muntzing" right in their manufacturing. Simplify and let the marketing department run the show. You could call it "Sarnoffing".

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Old 01-24-2008, 12:25 AM
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Dave,

I'm glad to hear that the set "lives" again. For the gray scale and convergence, you just need to make sure the CRT is pointing to true north (of course with the 15 degree magnetic correction), set aside 2 to 3 hours, and have a nice comfortable pillow to keep your butt from falling asleep while you are diddling all those hidden front panel controls, and it will be back to making perfect pictures.


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Old 01-24-2008, 01:58 AM
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I'm glad the HV cap fixed the problem. The set looks really great.
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