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Old 7th Sep 2020, 5:34 pm   #1
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Default Ekco A23

FOC to anybody who can collect it.
Ekco model A23 complete and in nice condition, assumed not working as mains lead has been cut of.
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Old 7th Sep 2020, 6:00 pm   #2
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A very nice radio - of all those I have restored I think the A23 has the best sound. A bit big, and I find the styling odd after the quite sleek Ekco A22!

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Old 9th Sep 2020, 7:51 pm   #3
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I would second Ian's comments.
Anyoner considering this set will be well pleased with the sound once a restoration is completed.
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Old 9th Sep 2020, 10:01 pm   #4
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I'd be more than happy to try to restore this but sadly too far away. If you would be willing to send it to me with UPS I'll be happy to contribute 20 towards p&p which should more than cover it. Let me know via pm.

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Old 9th Sep 2020, 11:47 pm   #5
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It would need very good packing, a heavy chassis in a large Bakelite cabinet.
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 2:18 pm   #6
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Lovely radio but the Bakelite moulding is quite thin for such a large heavy radio, it needs to be handled with care!
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 3:25 pm   #7
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Probably best not to chance it in the post then.
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 5:27 pm   #8
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Thanks all for your comments on the A23. They are easy sets to restore, and are well worth the effort. Not the best looking set I have to say, but its main problem is that its not round!

I will not risk sending it by any carrier, as the cabinet would end up like a jigsaw puzzle.

Gabe001 you have a PM.
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Old 12th Sep 2020, 2:46 pm   #9
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If it is still available I have someone that lives close to you that could pick it up and bring it to Cornwall for me.
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Old 15th Sep 2020, 6:04 pm   #10
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Hi Dennis M.
Yes it is still available, if you are still interested, please let me know and I will PM you with my contact details.
I forgot to mention that it will come with a complete spare chassis, which came out of a working set with a broken cabinet.
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Old 16th Sep 2020, 8:12 am   #11
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Thanks jetstream320,

I am sill interested and have a friend in New Milton that will pick it up for me.

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Old 16th Sep 2020, 11:01 am   #12
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Dennis M,
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Old 17th Sep 2020, 11:45 am   #13
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A successful outcome, thread can be closed. thank you.
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