Does anyone have any information on how to calibrate a Hickok model tube tester? I’ve searched, but can’t seem to find any links. Thanks!. HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL, Got a question about a Hickok I’ve got a chance to purchase one of these locally but in the picture I’m sending. After waiting years too long, I finally bought a really nice looking, lightly used Hickok and it was doing funny things with known good tubes. It read shorts until.

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If you would like to place an order, please contact me. Back to home page. This is a must, if you test a lot of 12AX7’s! Mar Fri 28, 9: See terms – opens in a new window or tab. The housings are from the original meters.

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I have the “spool assy removed” For parts or not working: Yes, my password is: These are nice compact testers and data is widely available. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. This is the original large meter used in all early models of the B and C bickok except theand A.

Good, minimum readings for Hickok ? New housings of this size and type are no longer available! A board member wrote me and has some parts for it, and I’m going hicckok try to buy the whole spool resistor stack from him and replace the whole thing, or at least see how it is configured so I can repair what I’ve got.


I would try to repair the old wooden spool resistor. Do I have to rewind the resistor for the tester to work right? By submitting a comment, you are declaring that you agree with these rules:.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab Any help or direction would be deeply appreciated. I can have your old meter rebuilt to proper specifications. All meters are new. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code.

On the first part, yes you can replace a spool resistor with a combination of modern resistors. Is this a sign of a un-repairable meter or possibly just a minor issue?

It showed a ‘possible corruption’ error. I might be able to help. Fixer-Uppers will cost more to fix than buying a good one. Yeah, you don’t see Triplett meters corroding internally. Mar Thu 27, Don’t buy a tester that is recommended by hearsay-like “it worked when my uncle had it” or “Ray the radio guy said it’s fine, but I don’t know how to run it”. Do you already have an account?

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Please enter a valid ZIP Code. The TV is a nice compact military version Hickok.


I test a lot of early octal tubes, and they are all on the chart! In fact, I have had a hard time soldering to resistance wire although I am more optimistic now that I read that you need to use liquid flux on the joint. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Mar Fri 28, 2: Mar Sat 29, 3: Previous topic Next topic.

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For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. I am pretty sure that someone was into it before I got it. Read more about the condition.

On larger testers like the series and thethe number on the chart is the reject point. That helped a lot but I don’t know if there is any magic in a wound spool resistor. Service and User Manual Pages:

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