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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #45 on: October 23, 2014, 06:07:32 PM »
I second that emotion....best I have ever seen...Doug
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #46 on: October 23, 2014, 07:03:01 PM »
That sure was a sad looking phone, but it looks fantastic now!

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #47 on: October 23, 2014, 07:22:13 PM »
I second that emotion....best I have ever seen...Doug
Did you mean "motion"?
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #48 on: October 23, 2014, 07:43:59 PM »
I second that emotion....best I have ever seen...Doug
Did you mean "motion"?
I think Christian is too young to remember Smokey Robinson and the Miracles.
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #49 on: October 23, 2014, 08:01:13 PM »
Never too young for Smokey, just not old enough to remember.  When music was music. 60s and 70s was a amazing time on the radio. My kids know good music as they were raised with it always on in the house. ....Doug

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #50 on: October 23, 2014, 08:18:34 PM »
Thanks guys! What an honor.

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #51 on: October 23, 2014, 09:10:05 PM »
Even though I grew up listing to Chicago and .38 Special that my parents played (a bit of what my dad grew up with and a bit of what my mom grew up with) I haven't been around long enough to hear 60s/ 70s/80s music straight from the radio, just my parents' favorites, so I don't know the majority of the music that was popular at the time.

I wish music was like that today; I've been growing up listening to rap on the radio. >:(


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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #52 on: October 24, 2014, 04:26:11 AM »
I wish music was like that today; I've been growing up listening to rap on the radio. >:(

Buy an AM radio, construct a small AM transmitter, couple that up to a computer that is playing what people today call "oldies" and there you go... :)

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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #53 on: October 24, 2014, 06:55:58 AM »
Classic Hits ..... not Oldies. No AM radio needed. All you need is good taste in Music. Cool band out of England you might have heard of...maybe.....The Beatles..they had a few hits.....Doug
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #54 on: October 24, 2014, 08:12:47 AM »
Here's an example of removing an awful paint job and revealing nice original paint.
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #55 on: October 24, 2014, 08:16:06 AM »
Dave...that did you use? I have two "blue" 202s that I want to strip off just the blue. Beautiful job!!....Doug
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #56 on: October 24, 2014, 09:39:44 AM »
Just paint stripper, but I moved fast.  As soon as I applied the stripper, I wipe it off so it doesn't get into the paint underneath.
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #57 on: November 18, 2014, 04:38:00 AM »
hey guys, how about this....  not really notable, but it did come back from the dead!
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #58 on: November 18, 2014, 05:18:18 AM »
hey guys, how about this....  not really notable, but it did come back from the dead!

Do you have a "before" picture for comparison?
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Re: Bringing Phones Back from the Dead - Notable Refurbs
« Reply #59 on: November 18, 2014, 10:24:47 AM »
hey guys, how about this....  not really notable, but it did come back from the dead!

From what i see, all that I know is, it seems to be a multi-line for me. I don't have a model like this yet :(.. I can't help you more babybearjs. Nice piece..
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