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Offline Doug Rose

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Help with a Century Stick
« on: December 17, 2015, 12:36:47 PM »
I picked this up five years ago at a Flea Market for $10 and it is just sitting on a shelf in the dungeon. Paint is good and a nice Century brass plaque. It needs a female mouth piece. Anyone have any ideas where to find one? I'd just like to fix it up for display. It looks like a late run stick, but it is just a guess...Doug
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Offline wds

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Re: Help with a Century Stick
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2015, 12:50:27 PM »
I like those Century sticks.  I have half a dozen Federals, but only one Century.  Those mouthpieces are usually easy to find on Ebay.  That receiver arm doesn't look right though.  Have you had the phone apart to see what's going on with that arm?
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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Help with a Century Stick
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2015, 12:58:10 PM »
Hey Dave....arm moves up and down as it should. I have not had it apart. Home on disability for a few weeks. Acute Achilles Hamstring strain. Basically, I can't walk.  If Janet knew I was downstairs,  I'd be in a world of trouble. Thanks for the advice om the MP, I will check eBay....Doug
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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Help with a Century Stick
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2015, 02:40:04 PM »
Dave...I should have realized that as Century and Federal are both from up State NY and this came with a unmarked shorty receiver that looks just like a Federal. ..Doug
« Last Edit: December 17, 2015, 02:42:06 PM by Doug Rose »
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Offline wds

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Re: Help with a Century Stick
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2015, 02:45:44 PM »
those shorty's are expensive, and I've never seen one marked before.  I've managed to put shorty's on all my federals and century, but I don't think I've ever paid less than $60 for one.  I think you bought one of my shorty shells a while back. 

All of my Federals have bakelite mouthpieces, but my Century has a metal mouthpiece.  first time I've seen a metal federal/century mouthpiece.
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Offline Mr. Bones

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Re: Help with a Century Stick
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2015, 04:27:05 PM »
Very cool and admirable phone, Doug. Please. keep us posted as to progress.

I send my most sincere wishes for a full and speedy recovery from the hitch in your git' along. ;)

Best regards, as always, my Friend!

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Re: Help with a Century Stick
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2015, 08:17:50 PM »
thanks Bones...I do appreciate it my friend...Doug
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