Vintage Victrola For That Old Time Rock and Roll — Fixtures Close Up

If you still have some of those vinyl LPs … or, god forbid, large-hole 47-inch format 45rpms … there’s a listening device for that. And it carries the famous (formerly famous?) brand name of Victrola® … the Apple®-iPod-maker of its era. This one is even portable so something of an early boombox, sans big bass speakers. With […] via Vintage Victrola For That Old Time Rock and Roll — Fixtures Close Up Advertisements Continue reading Vintage Victrola For That Old Time Rock and Roll — Fixtures Close Up

Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-4 — motorsport for mental health

Today we will be attaching the rear half of the body which I made here: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/08/19/omnibus-slot-car-build-part-3/ to the front half of the body and we will be linking the two together with a Penelope Pitlane chassis! The first thing I did was glue the chassis rails to the back of the body. These act as a […] via Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-4 — motorsport for mental health Continue reading Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-4 — motorsport for mental health

Tubes — Old Fellow’s Toys

Here is a rear view of my Heathkit AR-3. You can see the hefty power transformer, 4 of the 5 tubes, tuning capacitor, dial string, pilot lamps, IF transformers, tuning coils, and speaker. Underneath the chassis is a maze of soldered wires that connect everything together. Note the warm glow from the tubes and pilot lamps. My early […] via Tubes — Old Fellow’s Toys Continue reading Tubes — Old Fellow’s Toys

Strut & Cluck — Wayne’s Radios

Strut & Cluck, invite you to connect your music app to their Wayne’s Radio to create your own mood in their private dining room in their restaurant in Shoreditch. They will serve you with their home cooking inspired Eastern Mediterranean free range turkey and seasonal dishes in the most relaxing of surroundings. As well as […] via Strut & Cluck — Wayne’s Radios Continue reading Strut & Cluck — Wayne’s Radios

Mining the Bowels of 50-Year-Old Technology — The Prudent Groove

So, yeah… didn’t know this photo existed until today… this photo of me adhering the intricate nuances of the cabinet record player’s newly lubricated intestines. She’s a solid, working machine, now, and I’m a prideful, greasy funnel for 33 1/3 rpm joy. via Mining the Bowels of 50-Year-Old Technology — The Prudent Groove Continue reading Mining the Bowels of 50-Year-Old Technology — The Prudent Groove

Impulse Buying, Thrift Store Shopping, & My New Used Polaroid Land Camera — Life in Contemplation

I am not an impulse buyer and I learned my lesson about a year and a half ago when I saw a vintage Polaroid camera at a thrift store that I loved, but I wanted to research it before I bought it to make sure it was a good brand and that they still sold […] via Impulse Buying, Thrift Store Shopping, & My New Used Polaroid Land Camera — Life in Contemplation Continue reading Impulse Buying, Thrift Store Shopping, & My New Used Polaroid Land Camera — Life in Contemplation

Portable Japanese record player exhibition — Those Who Make Waves

IDEA: Showing Japanese vintage vinyl culture. WHAT: The exhibition of the collection of over one hundred portable turntables belonging to Fumihito Taguchi, a record shop owner in Tokyo. Taguchi lifts the veil of a collection of true 6o’s, 70’s and 80’s rarities. BY: Fumihito Taguchi at Tokyo’s Lifestyle Design Center BOOK: One of the coolest books on turntable […] via Portable Japanese record player exhibition — Those Who Make Waves Continue reading Portable Japanese record player exhibition — Those Who Make Waves