You should see a small
'indentation' in the pulley..that is where one end of the spring goes..tie the cord (I just use 45-55 lb fishing line..not the clear filament stuff..)to the other end of the spring and string the dail.
The spring is too keep 'tension' on the pulleys as the string on the pulleys are turned..
It is alot harder to explain than it is. Once you do it once it's a no brainer..
Go to http://bama.sbc.edu
That is an FTP site with various manuals for just about any 'boatanchor' you can name.
Look under 'Hallicrafters' *natch*
If you can't find the one for the S19R, the s20R or any other will have the dail restringing cord info. It is all basically the same.
First go to www.download.com
and get an FTP program to download the manual(s).
I use 'FTP Commander'
If you have'nt already done so, I would change out at least the filter electrolytics (and all the paper axil caps to be sure.) and check the resistor values before you fire it up. Cheap insurance. Do so and it will be good for another 100,000 miles..;
I don't know how much experience you have so just for the drill..
This is not a 12 volt rig..it's a 'real' radio..(yuk-yuk) Be careful as you are working with HV. Unplug and don't ground yourself to chassis (one hand in pocket..: )). )
That is a cool boatanchor..Good luck.
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