700B and a little TLC

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700B and a little TLC

Post by Wardsweb » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:12 pm

Sometimes you get lucky and all they need is a few joints resoldered, a couple bulbs, some deoxite and an extensive cleaning.

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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by Wardsweb » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:13 pm

Then you just enjoy it for another decade or two.

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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by treitz3 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:21 pm

That's one hell of a restoration job you got there. She looks to be cherry now. Nice job.
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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by stevewithrow » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:23 pm

Very nice , good job...!!!

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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by Wardsweb » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:38 pm

Krylon semi-flat black is the perfect match for the chassis. Its just getting harder and harder to find.
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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by jvandyke_texas » Thu Nov 12, 2009 1:40 am

The PL700B has a slight 120Hz buzzing in the speakers when the pots are turned midway.
You can eliminate that by sanding a spot around a bolt hole and grounding the anodized
aluminum faceplate to the chasis.
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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by engtaz » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:31 am

Great job and beautiful unit. James, great advice. Glad to see you around.
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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by kingman » Thu Nov 12, 2009 5:54 am

I likey!!! =D> 8) =D>
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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by BB3 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 6:04 pm

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Re: 700B and a little TLC

Post by Wardsweb » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:00 pm

BB3 wrote:JESUS CHRIST Wardsweb Is Your Work Impressive. =P~ I Sure Wish That I Was Blessed With Your Skills.----BILL(BB3)
Actually something like this refurb require more patience and knowledge than real skill. Knowing what to look for, what are common issues, and important to me, what products make it look good again.
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