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Delco model R-1235 bakelite case


Two of these radios are featured here on this page.  One in natural Brown bakelite and one painted white or cream.

Model R-1235 brown

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47k resistor inside of the 2nd IF

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Burn in reveled an intermittent power switch made from "Unobtainium".

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Switched cleaned and the the intermittent solder lug cemented in place.  This repair failed and the switch section replaced with a lucky Hamfest find. 

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Cleaned up.

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New parts.

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The new multi-section caps arrived.  Gone are the discrete capacitors. 

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A new label with corrected model number.  The old one was torn off.

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The Power Switch.

The original power switch is/was intermittent.  I am looking for a new old stock replacement and will contact Mark Oppat (King of Kontrols). I hope he has a new one.  He has helped me out on several occasions.   If not this newer looking hamfest find may help.

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Original switch

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Hamfest find. This switch looks considerably cleaner.

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Hamfest switch on 500k tapped Delco Radio pot.


The Hamfest switch is very stable when measured with an ohm meter. I have confidence it should work.  A NOS switch is not available.      






Model R-1234 Ivory


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The 33uf section is too low causing hum.

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Inside the tube.

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New 47uf cap

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Re-installed and it sounds great.

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Cleaned up. 

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Cleaned up.

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This unit is to be re-painted.  The label will be lost.

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This is a new label.  I changed the serial number for the brown one above.  It's label is missing.



Repainted Cabinet


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