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Antique radio repair

bulletLevel 3 Basic
bulletLevel 2 Intermediate
bulletLevel 1 Premium Quality

We at For Your listening Pleasure have been specializing in antique radio, repairs for over 16 years. Repair and restorations is something we do every day and we love doing it. Utilizing today's technology married with yesterday's craftsmanship, we are confident you will find no other repair facility of equal value to you. We have performed hundreds of repairs and restorations on radios of all shapes and sizes. From the priceless heirloom or the very rare antique to the very basic radio, we will work on them all. Let us show what we can do for you!

Are you more of a Do-it-yourselfer? Try our antique radio repair guide.

"Radio was the catalyst of imagination. One could do literally anything through this medium. By leaving the imagination to the listener, radio became a realm of possibilities. It was in this environment that the unthinkable occurred." (Old Time Radio)

Level 3

Basic servicing / repair to the radio, we use this level to get the unit in Safe Working Order Only. This service includes:

  1. Test all tubes, replace only the necessary tubes found to be weak below operational minimums as set forth by test data.
  2. Replace all audio and signal Capacitors
  3. Replace or repair only necessary components found to be unsatisfactory.
  4. Line cord replacement - if necessary.
  5. Lubrication to dial string path and all pivot points.
  6. Dial pointer and station alignment.
  7. Precision alignment to chassis for optimum performance from your radio. (i.e. Station selectivity, Increased reception...)
  8. Basic removal of dust from chassis.
  9. 2 days full bench test.

We recommend this repair level for radios that are in very good condition already and require very little or no cosmetic work. Also use this level if you plan to restore the cabinet and chassis yourself and do all of the cosmetic work. 

The picture below represents an Atwater Kent radio restored to level 3.

level 3 - unrestored

Level 2

Intermediate servicing / repair to the radio, used to get the unit in working order as well as Detailing To The Chassis. This service includes everything in level 3 plus:

  1. Hand cleaning to chassis to remove dirt and debris.
  2. Hand cleaning to the dial and dial face.
  3. Attention to detail.

We recommend this level for radios and phonographs that have cabinets in very good condition, or you plan to restore the cabinet yourself. 

The picture below represents the same Atwater Kent radio above restored to level 2. Results will vary from radio to radio.

level 2 clean up performed

Level 1

Premium and Museum quality servicing to the radio or unit, used for a complete restoration to the chassis and cabinet. These services include:

  1. Chassis is restored the same as Level 3 and 2.
  2. Cabinet is restored, refinished and detailed.
  3. Dial facing is detailed.
  4. Knobs are cleaned detailed and made sure to be correct.
  5. Exact line cord replacement, or as close as possible.
  6. Grill cloth restored/replaced if necessary.
  7. Escutcheon restored.
  8. Station tabs replaced (If available on your radio)
  9. 2 Days full bench test.

Repair and Restorations

All restorations come with a 90 day warranty on parts & service, 1 year warranty on new tubes installed. 

Pricing for restorations varies greatly from radio to radio. Some units are very basic and have very few parts while others are complex with many parts. Factors such as the condition or how well the unit has been cared for will also affect final pricing. Send us your radio or phonograph in order to evaluate your radio for a price of repair, your radio will be assessed by a technician. There is a minimum charge of $85.00 for this estimate and will be credited toward your final repair. Please email for more information.

How to ship a radio for service, see our Shipping page. 

To contact us you may email questions to Orders@everythingradio.com

 

 

For Your Listening Pleasure - Located in Binghamton NY, just south of Syracuse NY and Albany NY and North of Scranton PA

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