Monday, December 27, 2021

Hallicrafters SX-99 Restoration

This is a beautiful Hallicrafters SX-99 I restored. This was an easy restoration, as I started with a working radio. It needed a little of the typical cleaning of the tube pins and tube sockets, cleaning dial pulleys, cleaning and lubrication of the bearings in the tuning capacitors, cleaning and lubrication of the pots and switches, and a full alignment. These are such wonderful radios to restore, and great performers. Here's a few pics of the tasks, a finished video, and a few links to videos of it in operation.

A shot under the chassis after I recapped it.

A bunch of resistors and capacitors that were replaced.

Look at that chassis!! Beautiful condition for 1950's tech!

Original paint and lettering...very nice condition.

The paint is original, and while it has some scratches, its in great condition for a 65 year old radio.

All finished, aligned, and playing beautifully!

The Hallicrafters SX-99 in operation...

Here's a few links to other videos of it in operation during final check out in the workshop...

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