[DML] Craig Radios..
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[DML] Craig Radios..

There was some discussion last year about Craig radios..  And I was just wondering what the market is for them?

I have 3 radios.  All of them work, but have display issues.

Figuring, what the heck, I took one apart and soldered the ribbon cable and was able to restore the display.  However, after a dozen or so cycles of the cassette door, it flaked out again.

I then used some thin wire and ran all new conductors to the display.. The result is the display works great now, but the door it too stiff to put a tape in.  As I started to look online for modern flexible flat cables to replace the old one with, I started thinking....  Does anyone even use the cassette anymore?!

So assuming lots of people have Craig radio's with broken displays, would anyone be interested in a repair that disabled the cassette?  How much more would people be willing to pay to have the cassette still work?  I am guessing most people by now have their iPods attached to FM transmitters.

For me, I'd rather replace it all with a modern stereo unit... but I know there are some purists out there..  And hey, I have some time on my hands now and could use the extra cash.  :)



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