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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #675 on: November 18, 2017, 09:03:41 PM »
What goes through a person's mind that convinces them "I'm going to take working phone with an award winning design, gut the thing, and fill it with cement......and call it art (!?!)" Its even more useless than if where just a broken phone, cement cant be fixed....
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #676 on: November 30, 2017, 05:21:05 PM »
This isn't a lamp, but a phone atrocity just the same.

They say it's a 1942 phone bird house.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #677 on: November 30, 2017, 06:06:43 PM »
They say it's a 1942 phone bird house.

It must have been made during that pesky Birdhouse shortage during the war... ::)
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #678 on: December 08, 2017, 03:43:38 PM »
Defenitly one of the worst I've ever seen....how can you do that to a phone???

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1950s-Pay-Phone-Industrial-Lamp-steampunk/272973701215?hash=item3f8e80205f:g:8oYAAOSwh1haKgHr

Reminds me to this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFCuE5rHbPA

Just glue some gears on it an call it steampunk.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #679 on: December 08, 2017, 03:49:25 PM »
Well at least they did no harm to the phone.  :o
« Last Edit: December 09, 2017, 07:05:40 AM by Duffy »
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #680 on: December 08, 2017, 04:59:25 PM »
Well at least they did harm the phone.  :o

Think you meant "  . . . didn't harm . . . "

Seem to be mounted on a back board and the plumbing attached to the board, not the phone. Still a bit high for the phone itself.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #681 on: December 09, 2017, 07:09:10 AM »
Think you meant "  . . . didn't harm . . . "

Seem to be mounted on a back board and the plumbing attached to the board, not the phone. Still a bit high for the phone itself.

Yes, you are right John. I fixed it. I must of had a senior moment and forgot what I was typing.  ;) 
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #682 on: December 09, 2017, 08:54:44 AM »
After seeing this Steampunk pay phone lamp I was wondering if this stuff sells. Apparently it does, I found this parking meter lamp that sold for $800.00!! Plus over $100.00 shipping!!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/202069886789
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #683 on: December 09, 2017, 10:15:41 AM »
I have one and I love it. It works with coins and the meter runs the lamp for the duration of the coin used. Great ticking sound as it runs. One of my favorite lamps in my phone room as my lamps are not conventional lamps!!

I guess I am "steampunk" although I am not quite sure what it means  ;D I have been called worse  8)....Doug
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #684 on: December 09, 2017, 10:38:56 AM »
I guess I am "steampunk" although I am not quite sure what it means . . .

As someone else defined it:  steampunk is a genre AND a design aesthetic AND a philosophy


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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #685 on: December 09, 2017, 10:42:06 AM »
far out man
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #686 on: December 09, 2017, 11:00:28 AM »
I have a parking meter, I've been wondering what to do with it...Taking mental notes!

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #687 on: December 10, 2017, 07:29:05 PM »
...so this is why Lowes is always out of 1/2 inch black pipe fittings.....
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #688 on: December 18, 2017, 05:24:43 PM »
Do you have to keep putting change in the meter to keep the light on?

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #689 on: December 18, 2017, 06:09:30 PM »
Do you have to keep putting change in the meter to keep the light on?
Yes....its very cool as a quarter gets you and hour ..etc. When its stops ticking the light goes out. ....Doug
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