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  • Air Chute - Cooling a vintage transmitting amp

    We installed a bigger vacuum tube into a vintage Collins radio amp and I needed a little more airflow so I welded up a heat extractor.

    Have a look....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YxCIytSFG0

    Let me know what you think.

  • #2
    nice video but why be so close and burn your helmet ?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by dbardos View Post
      nice video but why be so close and burn your helmet ?
      I have to learn to back up, maybe I need to get the magnifier.

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      • #4
        I was following it right up to the point where you were tuning through 80m at which point I thought "oh no... not another Art Bell ham."

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