Re: {Collins} Peculiar 75S-3B ...solved!



and you never have to change their diaper again.

William Mills <millsend@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Buck and the Collins List Group,
>
>You can also use Johnson's baby oil to bring back the luster to the
>Collins 
>Saint James gray painted radios.  The radios obtain a nice luster and
>they 
>smell great!
>
>Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2013.
>
>73,
>Bill, KC4AA
>
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: <bfetters@xxxxxxx>
>To: <wcarns@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <hyperlabs@xxxxxxx>;
><collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: 20 December, 2012 12:43
>Subject: Re: {Collins} Peculiar 75S-3B ...solved!
>
>
>> Bill,
>>
>>
>> Speaking of St. James Gray wrinkle, while I don't want to start a
>pro/con 
>> discussion, I have found great results of "renewing" the finish by
>using 
>> some WD-40 lightly wiped on it.  Really brings back the nice, deep
>gray, 
>> without any long term impact as far as I can tell.
>>
>>
>> Buck
>> W0LC
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Bill Carns <wcarns@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: hyperlabs <hyperlabs@xxxxxxx>; collins <collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 11:25 am
>> Subject: Re: {Collins} Peculiar 75S-3B ...solved!
>>
>>
>> Great and congrats on tracking it down.  Beware the "Cleaning Lady" !
>>
>> Years ago, I discovered one day that one of my pristine pieces of St.
>
>> James
>> wrinkle paint pieces was developing a shiny smooth place on the top
>and
>> front edges.  It was curious and unexplained. I told, and asked, my
>wife
>> about it and she looked chagrinned and explained that she had been 
>> dusting -
>> read that wiping - that piece for years with an oily dusting cloth. 
>Over
>> the period of many wipes, no more wrinkle.
>>
>> Ugh.
>> B
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Collins [mailto:collins-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
>> hyperlabs@xxxxxxx
>> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 9:46 AM
>> To: collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: {Collins} Peculiar 75S-3B ...solved!
>>
>> THANKS for the many suggestions for my 'thoroughly cleaned' 75S-3B.
>>
>> I did find the problem, and actually I was pointed toward it
>implicitly by
>> several of the responses...
>>
>> The V8 tube had been cracked at the base....so it was clearly no
>good.
>> Replacing the tube fixed the problem. I found it by feeling the tubes
>for
>> warmth and V8 was cold, even though it is on a common string with
>other
>> filaments.
>>
>> Anyway, I suppose the ladies were a bit enthusiastic and must have
>cleaned
>> inside...
>>
>> All's well that ends well.
>>
>> Thanks to all.
>>
>> Jim
>>
>> N3ZJ
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