RCA 29K Restoration Update

A few pics of the old wiring:

(Notice the oil that's leaking from the transformer.)

And the new wirings:

Completed wiring!

Cleaned up the preset trimmers:

On the bench ready for alignment...I had a problem with it motorboating until I tracked down that I had left off a capacitor at the oscillator-1st detector stage. I figure that's pretty good odds for a complete rewire.

I coated the speaker cone with a sealant to extend the life of the paper:

I had to patch a couple weak spots and rips. I use cigarette rolling papers and glue.

The antenna coil assembly cleaned up nicely as well:

A full set of new tubes, the others were weak-to-fair.

More to come...