eHam Forums => Boat Anchors => Topic started by: VE7SHM on December 08, 2012, 10:19:44 AM

Title: Drake R-4
Post by: VE7SHM on December 08, 2012, 10:19:44 AM
Hi i just bought this from a old guy he told me it work good last time he used it 10+ years ago ..I do not have the expertise to repair this and am not sure if there worth repairing .I have never owned a tube radio and thought i would give one a try so if it worth the repair were would be a good place to send it thanks

Title: RE: Drake R-4
Post by: W9GB on December 08, 2012, 01:19:32 PM
The copper chassis on this Drake R-4 Receiver is in very good condition!
It is a bit dusty.

Vintage R.L. Drake Amateur Radio Product Repair
The following is a list of independent businessmen that provide repair service for older amateur radio products.
These individuals are NOT associated with R.L. Drake, LLC, and consequently R.L. Drake accepts no responsibility in regard to the work they may or may not do for you.
We are simply providing a list of technicians, whose names have been given to us by your fellow amateur radio operators.
If you need a reference, contact the individual and ask for a reference. Reviews of Repair Technicians:

Ron Baker, WB4HFN

Jeff Covelli, WA8SAJ

John Kriner, KA8GSP

Title: RE: Drake R-4
Post by: VE7SHM on December 08, 2012, 02:22:55 PM
Thanks for the reply i tried a little contact cleaner on the switches and all i can say is wow these thing have great audio but i am going to send it in ...