Cabinet needs repair. Painted brown, with handles and wobbly casters
Someone rewired the input, power, and rotor switching. Part of input mod seen here.
Bottom completely falling apart.
Bottom plywood is badly delaminated.
First the bottom was removed.
A new bottom cut and put in place.
An extra layer over the new plywood.
Handles removed, holes filled, cabinet sanded.
The amp needs rebuilding as well.
The classic Jensen F15LL field coil speaker.
Vacuuming away debris.
Gap must be completely free of dust and debris.
Leslie 32h reassembled, refinished in ebony, and ready for service.
The caps, resistors, and relay are toast. Lots of rewiring evident.
Unfortunately, the cone has not aged well.
Removing the old spider and dust cap.
Reworking the wiring.
Cone cemented in place, over new voice coil and spider. New gasket material, temporary spacer.
New capacitors, resistors, and relay installed, wiring restored to standard configuration.
Correct reconing kit.
Tape to protect the gap.
Applying new edge adhesive.
Dust cap installed, wiring done, complete.
Amp cleaned up, ready for service.
Removing the old cone.
Removing the old gasket material.
Cleaning the gap with a card and masking tape.
The two rotor motors were removed for cleaning and lubrication.
Here's another Leslie, a 147, that needed TLC.
First I sanded it down.
Next I stained it.
Looking better after applying a couple of clear coats.