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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #30 on: May 22, 2014, 09:25:22 PM »
Thanks! I considered tossing it but I do like a challenge ;D
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #31 on: May 22, 2014, 09:43:03 PM »
Not as dramatic as others, but challenging nonetheless.
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #32 on: May 22, 2014, 09:47:52 PM »
In keeping with Terry's preference for AE models, before and after.
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #33 on: May 22, 2014, 09:53:26 PM »
Jorge your refurbs always amaze and inspire me. 

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #34 on: May 22, 2014, 09:55:47 PM »
Very nice!

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #35 on: May 23, 2014, 12:07:34 AM »
Not as dramatic as others, but challenging nonetheless.


I had one like that too Jorge!

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #36 on: May 23, 2014, 12:56:17 AM »
Not as dramatic as others, but challenging nonetheless.

Did you put another color shell and handset on it, or is it just the lighting? Seems they are of a different color.
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #37 on: May 23, 2014, 05:44:33 AM »
Jorge.....WOW! You are the King. Stunning. I know where my vote would go.....Doug
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #38 on: May 23, 2014, 07:12:15 PM »
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #39 on: May 23, 2014, 10:07:21 PM »
The CRPF "NOTABLE REFURBS" GALLERY is great!  Real inspiration!

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #40 on: May 24, 2014, 12:03:02 AM »
Not as dramatic as others, but challenging nonetheless.

Did you put another color shell and handset on it, or is it just the lighting? Seems they are of a different color.

Same phone before and after.
New shiny phone = Old phone + lots of sanding.

You can see more pics here:
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Terry, a.k.a. AE Collector can make this happen!

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #41 on: May 24, 2014, 12:42:29 AM »
Jorge;
That is some great work.
I always felt Finlover was tops, but you really give him a run for the buck.
I guess Finlover is more into his music now. I fully understand that, I love playing my guitar.
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #42 on: September 06, 2014, 04:06:30 PM »
Here's an interesting D1 that Doug Rose did a very nice job on restoring.

More photos of the "after" D1 are posted on the forum in it's own topic. Cost on eBay, $55 plus $11 shipping.
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #43 on: October 23, 2014, 07:46:50 AM »
Kenton K has both a notable find and a notable restoration in bringing this 302 back from the dead, or raising it once again to the light of day from the dark world in which it lived for who knows how long. 

This phone inspired quite a few comments in its original forum topic "Took a Gamble: Color 302?"



See all of the above phones in one place at:

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #44 on: October 23, 2014, 09:54:59 AM »
Once again, one of the best painted phone turnarounds I've seen yet!

Great job, Kenton!
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