Philco Radio Repair – Jesse Garrett

Ever wish you could wave a magic wand and have your beloved console radio cabinet restored? Well, except for those unidentified magicians among us, it takes a great deal of work and time to restore any cabinet, but a big, beautiful console cabinet is even more time consuming. In this sped-up video of a restoration of a Philco Console radio set, you at least can feel a little bit like the quick restoration is possible. Oh and it’s set to classical music so you can rest and relax while you watch someone else does the work. Could it get any easier?

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Fixing a 60 Year Old Radio – Blake’s Garage


This is not a video for the serious antique radio collector who wants to repair radios, but if you are just starting out as a collector, Blake shows you how he made a simple dial repair. Of course, his method isn’t traditional or long-term restorative, but it gives you a look at the chassis of a Zenith radio, and is good for a bit of a chuckle, too.

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Rodent-Infested Post-War Radio – 1946 Philco Repair – The Guitologist


So, when you purchase an old radio for five dollars, you shouldn’t be surprised if you find it is full of lady bug carcasses, dust bunnies, or an ancient mouse nest. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the chance if you like the radio. Besides, the Guitologist shows you a bit about testing and walks you through how he replaces the power cord, caps and tubes in the Philco Model 46-421 radio that he bought.

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