Introduction: Transistor Radio Upgrade
Do you have an extra transistor radio collecting dust in your closet? This will give a new life your old radio!
Step 1: Get Your Supplies.
1. transistor radio
2. larger speakers (optional)
3. scrap wood
5. drinking straws
Step 2: Remove the Guts From the Transistor Radio.
Step 3: Build a Wood Box.
Your radio may be different, so take note of the size of the circuit board when building your box.
Step 4: Install the Guts in the Wood Box.
Step 5: Install Battery Pack on the Back of the Radio.
The original battery pack had three batteries but the larger speakers require more voltage.
Step 6: Add Larger Speakers. (optional)
I used four inch speakers.
Step 7: Glue Drinking Straws to the Dials to Extend Them.
Step 8: Trim Straws and Glue on Dials.
Step 9: You're Done!!!
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