We charge a $65.00 repair deposit for all radios that come into the
shop. [Even if you only want an estimate] WHY?
1. All older tube type radios require a minimum of work just because
of their age, and our policy of not releasing a radio back to the owner
without a minimum of reliability assured as explained in "OLD
2. Just to get the radio to the point that an accurate estimate can be
derived, takes a minimum of work. If you do not wish to go forward, after
receipt of our repair estimate, we may ask you to pay for return shipping,
based on how much work was done in order to provide the estimate.
3. No radios submitted to us, based on the
OLD RADIOS protocol has ever been less
than $65.00 in the last four years.
*Payment must be made through PayPal and we accept:
If you do not wish to use Paypal, and if paying
in cash or with check. the initial deposit is
This is also a good place to re-iterate that we do
not do cosmetic repair or restorations.
Radio Repair Guy