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Old 7th Oct 2011, 7:06 pm   #1
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Default TR82D - How old?

I've just completed restoring a Bush TR82D - I love these old sets. It has cleaned up nicely the only problem being a slightly cloudy tuning dial but otherwise is working well.

The one I have has serial number 530/04557 and some of the Hunts capacitors have Jan 63 on them. I guess that makes this set one of the last TR82's maybe?

Can anyone help tie this down a bit more accurately please?

Is there a reference of any sort that lists serial numbers, model nos and dates by any chance?

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Hi Dylan85, Please do a "Search" above for TR82d dates. Sorry I can not do a link but one of the moderators might. John.
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The TR82D was manufactured from 1963 to 1965, together with the TR82DL version.

This thread
tells of all the variants.

There's more information, including dates, here.
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Old 7th Oct 2011, 7:48 pm   #4
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Darren-UK,

Many thanks for the link, I did do a search but missed that one.

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Old 7th Oct 2011, 8:49 pm   #5
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Dylan85,

For your reference please find attached a copy of the article I did for the BVWS Bulletin regarding this family of portables.

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Old 8th Oct 2011, 6:02 pm   #6
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Many thanks Robert, just what I was after.

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