Author Topic: Kellogg Fiddleback with dial  (Read 3662 times)

Offline G-Man

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Re: Kellogg Fiddleback with dial
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2013, 10:58:28 PM »
The manufacturers typically would strongly recommend updating the transmission aspects by replacing the transmitter and receiver with their own “superior” components.

Of course if a small telco was on a strict budget they could opt out and retain the old parts though generally they were instructed to any magnetos and transmitters and arms to conserve on shipping to the factory. There should be some of these ads touting refurbishing services offered by S.C., A.E., and Kellogg residing in the TCI Library.       

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Re: Kellogg Fiddleback with dial
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2014, 12:25:03 PM »
The addition of a dial doesn't seem such a rare occurrence, as another dial Fiddleback is currently on eBay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/301256435971

Starting bid: $150, shipping ~$43 from Arizona.
 
However, this one does not have the dial wired at all, although the circuit diagram is the identical one as in the previous example.  Here, it appears when the dial was added, the shelf split into pieces, so the craftsman had to use a reinforcement dial frame on the inside.

If anyone wants to wire this when they buy it, I created a circuit diagram and circuit description here:   http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=10553.msg130540#msg130540
« Last Edit: August 01, 2014, 12:44:48 PM by unbeldi »

Offline wds

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Re: Kellogg Fiddleback with dial
« Reply #17 on: August 01, 2014, 12:54:07 PM »
Yeah, I saw this one.  Frequency ringer, and very poor installation of the dial - they didn't use the metal mounting bracket.  Wonder how they were dialing out with no wiring to the dial? 
« Last Edit: August 01, 2014, 01:13:21 PM by wds »
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