Despite its steel construction, the chassis showed little signs of corrosion. The wiring was also in good condition due to the lack of the dreaded rubber insulated stuff. It is always a bit disconcerting stripping down an R1155, but all of it must come out, if not just to gain access to hidden resistors etc.
Two photographs of the chassis completely stripped down. I left the cardboard ‘gasket’
in place so as not to damage it. The red ink denotes a ‘spot weld’. At this point
in the process, the chassis has yet to be cleaned. There was some corrosion present
under the three large RF inductors, L4, L5 and L6. All the rubber grommets will be
replaced and any anti-
As can be seen, the R1155E doesn’t sport a vernier-