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Rob Riberdy
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Updates and Such
It's been a little while since I have been here. It's funny because I have been busy doing various restorations. Just been a little lazy on posting some of that stuff on this blog site. The poster sign I blogged about a few months ago was sold to a gentlema...

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Some of the equipment we use at work. #palsgeomatics #palssurveys  
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The Commercial Movie Poster Sign
About 5 years ago now, I got my hands on this big commercial movie poster sign left over from a local Video Store that was closing down. I actually got two of them, but sold one son after to a neighbour after giving it a once-over. I haven't looked at this ...

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Cycle Race Pinball Toy
A friend of mine picked up this little tabletop pinball toy manufactured by Marx Toys. I figure that it is probably from the late 70's to early 80's, just based on the 'Atari-Like' font they used on the front of the box. However, it is not affiliated with '...

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The Rock-Ola is Cleaned Up Now!
It's exciting that I have managed to clean up my Rock-Ola. After replacing a few obvious problem components and lubricating some easy to access mechanics, the machine seems to be in amazing working order. I put some good favourite tunes into it and we set i...

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Update for the Sony Receiver
Well, I cleaned out the Sony receiver. Mostly just what looked like a bit of sawdust material throughout the inside of it. There was nothing wrong with any of the components so that was a plus. So, I cleaned it out and greased the tuning controls as they we...

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A Healthy Sony Stereo Receiver
A few years ago, a friend of mine gave me an older Sony Receiver from around 1981 possibly. The unit is not a high-performance amp by any means but sounds amazing when combined with other analogue equipment such as a record player or old cassette deck. So, ...

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The Parts Are Rolling in for the Rock-Ola
I had to order many of my new components through eBay, mostly because I found that the local electronics suppliers charge way too much for small parts in some cases. I'd love to buy locally instead of overseas, but I blame that on the local merchants. I hav...
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