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Offline persido

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Perfect Summer Phone, Yellow 302
« on: July 09, 2014, 01:45:33 PM »
Just finished putting together this plastic Polane painted 302, I've never been crazy about yellow telephones, but I decided to see how a 302 would look in yellow, it's not as cool looking as a blue 302, but I think it makes the phone perfect for a bright sunny room.

Scot

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Re: Perfect Summer Phone, Yellow 302
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2014, 02:55:19 PM »
Wow, this phone surprised me. I never thought a yellow 302 would look good, but this one certainly does. Nice job!
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Re: Perfect Summer Phone, Yellow 302
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2014, 03:16:00 PM »
It's definitely a much more subtle and acceptable yellow than the typical British Telecom yellow from the 1980s, like my linesman phone, or this 8100R "Ambassador" below... ;D

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Re: Perfect Summer Phone, Yellow 302
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2014, 03:25:24 PM »
I Love It.
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Re: Perfect Summer Phone, Yellow 302
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2014, 04:53:06 PM »
Scot, this is outstanding work! What really makes it for me is the yellow masked card on the dial. You did a great job.
 
Do you mind revealing what this was before it was painted? I think I see a groove on the handset, but it's very faint. The cords--are they from OPW? The color is perfect and your pictures show the phone off well too. If parts were more available, you could sell these.
Jonathan

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Re: Perfect Summer Phone, Yellow 302
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2014, 08:06:07 PM »
Scot....another winner....take a picture of all of the 302 colors together,,,great job,,,,Doug
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Offline persido

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Re: Perfect Summer Phone, Yellow 302
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2014, 01:14:38 PM »
Thank you everyone, The shell was in bad shape, I will not paint a shell that is in good shape, the polane paint hides a lot of the defects on a bad shell, the handset is just a regular f1, and yes the cords are from OPW (I waited 2 months for the cords). 
Below is a 202 I just finished, now got to find a subset.....again thanks everyone for the kind words.

Scot



Offline WesternElectricBen

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Re: Perfect Summer Phone, Yellow 302
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2014, 01:37:48 PM »
That's a stunning blue 202.. It would look fantastic with a blue subset or a nicely painted black/wood.

Ben