CrustyTV wrote:Hi Andrew,
I had six of these at one point, glad to say the habit was kicked and I'm now down to two
As you're a subscriber to the library, don't forget there's lots of service data ready and waiting for you should you need it and dial scans.
Edit: You may or may not know, the UL46 is a direct swap for the UL41 if you find yours is duff. The UL46 is better in my opinion as its is a ruggerdised version and the other benefit is its cheaper ( for now).
Cathovisor wrote:For some reason, I think the 90 'sounds' better, dunno why...
CrustyTV wrote:Cathovisor wrote:For some reason, I think the 90 'sounds' better, dunno why...
Never heard a 90 version. The 90A can be made to sound better by changing the value of the tone correction cap. No doubt you and others already know that. Others that don't then have a play and you will be surprised how much better they can be made to sound.
PYE625 wrote:Well, the UL41 is perfect, it's probably been replaced as it is a Brimar type.
sideband wrote:PYE625 wrote:Well, the UL41 is perfect, it's probably been replaced as it is a Brimar type.
...so does that mean you've already powered it up?....and there was me eagerly awaiting the 'first switch-on' moment.....
Cathovisor wrote:What is interesting though is that the caps were re-stuffed successfully. Now, I've tried those in the past and failed miserably so adopted a policy of only re-stuffing pre-war caps. It looks as though I shall have to re-examine that policy now. How did you do it, Andrew?
I've found that after polishing the case with Bakelite polish, giving it a good going-over with an appropriately matching colour of Cherry Blossom shoe polish not only brings it up to a brilliant shine, but it helps the shine to last.
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