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Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
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Posted By poorguy
yup my tracfone is an lg and Verizon is my...

yup my tracfone is an lg and Verizon is my carrier no complaints. yeah walmart straight talk does seem to be a good deal also.

poorguy
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By poorguy
hey all, yes labor cost of repairs is one of the...

hey all, yes labor cost of repairs is one of the reasons there are not many electronics repair shops or small appliance repair shops around anymore. besides the old tube radios that I work on I also...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By poorguy
hey all,yeah I agree I am always looking at trash...

hey all,yeah I agree I am always looking at trash piles on big trash day seeing what I can pull out. my recent find is an old 1960s upright vacuum cleaner that just needed a power switch and anew...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By poorguy
vacuum tubes and transistors or old electronics the good old days

hey everybody, I miss the days of real electronics before integrated chips and the disposable world. I also know that progress wins out and that is cool. but I do miss the days when electronics was...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey everybody, this was an interesting thread as...

hey everybody, this was an interesting thread as it started about capacitors and evolved into the past of old electronics and here we are now. perhaps a pickup on a new old school electronics thread...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey all, oh yeah fluorescent light is a major...

hey all, oh yeah fluorescent light is a major noise cause, didn't even think of that cause my fish tank is incandescent. also dimmers and ceiling fan controls are also bad noise problems. thanks Lady...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey ICit2lol, aquarium gear has a motorized pump...

hey ICit2lol, aquarium gear has a motorized pump that is a possible right there.

poorguy
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey ICit2lol, something else to look for is other...

hey ICit2lol, something else to look for is other electrical or electronic devices near or around your audio equipment that may create noise. those cheap little power adapters that you plug in the...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey all, yeah the last tv shop I worked at we...

hey all, yeah the last tv shop I worked at we could still do component level repair and most of those were cold solder joints on the high voltage transformer or horizontal output transistor. the...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
ok I am back from the doctor. good story...

ok I am back from the doctor.

good story strollin also very true grounding is very important on any piece of energized electrical equipment. speak from hard hitting experience.

ICit2lol, the...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
good morning to all, a lot of post since I have...

good morning to all, a lot of post since I have slept.

ICit2lol, I would 1st check my wall electric receptacle for proper grounding and polarity hot to hot and neutral to neutral. then make sure...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
exactly, I remember the faded cloth wrapped...

exactly, I remember the faded cloth wrapped wiring and yeah some if not all was hard to figure at best. damn sure had my share of seat of the pants tough dogs as we called them, troubleshooting night...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey all, this is just too cool, I don't know very...

hey all, this is just too cool, I don't know very many that know this or understand this stuff so this is a real treat. poorguy
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey all, I remember heathkit. I remember wanting...

hey all, I remember heathkit. I remember wanting just about every radio kit and test equipment kit that they offered. yeah I built a multi band radio receiver that had several sw bands and vhf/uhf...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey all, yep it is rewarding making a successful...

hey all, yep it is rewarding making a successful repair on something that others may have given up on. my backyard radio repair shop is a great way to spend sat/sun giving life back to an old tube...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey all, everyone should experience shock that's...

hey all, everyone should experience shock that's way you learn to respect it. and besides we were just a tougher generation then people are today. I remember building a crystal set and winding a coil...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey Lady Fitzgerald, we used to use neon sign...

hey Lady Fitzgerald, we used to use neon sign transformers and welding rod to make Jacobs ladders. the welding rod didn't burn up like copper wire. seems like we had to make coils from cardboard...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey ICit2lol, yeah that not getting the polarity...

hey ICit2lol, yeah that not getting the polarity right is a bad thing but a good learning tool. I have worked on a lot of audio equipment as far as amps also tv and radio and capacitors sure seem to...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By poorguy
how do you mean good and bad moments. I talk and...

how do you mean good and bad moments. I talk and text and web surf on mine and have never had a bad moment on mine. the only bad that I have heard about with androids is some of the apps don't...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By poorguy
hey richc46, I have an lg optimus dynamic lg-38c...

hey richc46, I have an lg optimus dynamic lg-38c android and it works great. it does more then I need it to do. it is a tracfone with triple minutes for the life of the phone. you buy 200 min card...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
well I just took the capacitor test and missed...

well I just took the capacitor test and missed the last question about the jar. ok test did not know that. good history. poorguy
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
hey all, yeah I will agree modern capacitors do...

hey all, yeah I will agree modern capacitors do cause a lot of problems because of their design and where they are placed. in power supplies caps sometimes are placed near transistor heat sinks which...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 1,138
Posted By poorguy
wow thought I was the only one left that liked...

wow thought I was the only one left that liked tubes. I still repair old tube electronics mainly old farm radios and table radios. lots of old wax paper caps that need to be replaced in most of them....
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 930
Views: 120,522
Posted By poorguy
hey all, have never heard of 360 safe, is it paid...

hey all, have never heard of 360 safe, is it paid or is it freeware. I am always looking for new freeware to try. poorguy
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 3,733
Posted By poorguy
never installed the toolbar for avg or there...

never installed the toolbar for avg or there search web page. I do the custom install and only install what is needed.
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