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  1. dcgillespie replied to the thread 202-R Arrived.

    That's amazing, Joe! With your attention to detail, it will look like new when you're finished! Dave

    Jun 28, 2017 at 4:06 PM
  2. dcgillespie replied to the thread The Fisher 202-R Tuner.

    Often times it indicates that the slug has been in that position many, many years. Is this the type with a threaded slug down in the...

    Jun 28, 2017 at 11:03 AM
  3. dcgillespie replied to the thread The Fisher 202-R Tuner.

    Ron -- You're right. Fisher never does give the specs on their power transformers, and I certainly know you were trying to help Joe. The...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 7:50 PM
  4. dcgillespie replied to the thread Snagged a Fisher 400 - resto time!.

    Sounds like you nailed it -- so much the better then! Dave

    Jun 27, 2017 at 6:58 PM
  5. dcgillespie replied to the thread The Fisher 202-R Tuner.

    Joe and Ron -- While the Sam's specs for specifically power transformers are certainly helpful, they are not a specification of the...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 6:53 PM
  6. dcgillespie replied to the thread Snagged a Fisher 400 - resto time!.

    Great find Thumper! Hopefully, the AC power switch is still good, but unfortunately, it sounds like the loudness switch was being used...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 1:49 PM
  7. dcgillespie replied to the thread Fisher X-100-C Modification Peer Review Request.

    MP -- I would offer two points of consideration. 1. Ensure that your 7199s are GOOD. I don't just mean how they test in a tube tester...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 1:41 PM
  8. dcgillespie replied to the thread 202-R Arrived.

    Joe -- Maybe your best best is to use a small little outboard 1A 6.3Vac transformer mounted with the MPX-65 to power its heaters. I...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 1:13 PM
  9. dcgillespie replied to the thread Fisher 500C power switch.

    The value of the loudness tap is not labeled, and it usually isn't. However, the loudness tap is customarily placed at about 20-25% of...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 12:07 AM
  10. dcgillespie replied to the thread Fisher 500C power switch.

    My concern would be the value of the potentiometer (volume control) sections. In the 500C, each volume control section is 500K, with a...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 9:31 PM
  11. dcgillespie replied to the thread NEW Shed setup.

    Nice shed set up Larry. The FM-50 is a great little tuner...... Dave

    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:26 PM
  12. dcgillespie replied to the thread This trade was in my favor (Fisher 400).

    The reunion wasn't for me, but for my better half -- but it gets worse. We went last night only to find that the reunion wasn't last...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 8:16 PM
  13. dcgillespie replied to the thread This trade was in my favor (Fisher 400).

    Geez, that's bad! Here you go!...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 3:38 PM
  14. dcgillespie replied to the thread This trade was in my favor (Fisher 400).

    Yeah, the combination of a low output I-pod and the relatively low sensitivity of the SCA would in fact have you turning up the volume...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 3:36 PM
  15. dcgillespie replied to the thread This trade was in my favor (Fisher 400).

    Nice 400 Steve! So, how many does this make? No -- don't tell me....... On your SCA-35, remember to not confuse gain with power....

    Jun 24, 2017 at 3:25 PM