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Re: BoBo Phone - Iíve never seen one before today
« Reply #30 on: January 28, 2018, 01:49:37 PM »
Looks great!
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Re: BoBo Phone - Iíve never seen one before today
« Reply #31 on: January 28, 2018, 02:03:31 PM »
Here are a few photos showing the plungers in both clear plastic and metal and the bottom cover. I haven't uncovered any internal photos and sold my last BOBOs several years ago.

The first has an advanced case of color fading.

No parts laying around?
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Re: BoBo Phone - Iíve never seen one before today
« Reply #32 on: January 28, 2018, 02:07:18 PM »
No parts laying around?

I don't think there's anything left, but will keep you in mind if any BOBO-like parts catch my eye.
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Re: BoBo Phone - Iíve never seen one before today
« Reply #33 on: January 28, 2018, 04:13:29 PM »
Paul, obviously the marketing person in you sold the discoloured BoBo as a Camo BoBo?

The discolouration matches the handset so it looks like it is in camouflage to me.

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Re: BoBo Phone - Iíve never seen one before today
« Reply #34 on: January 28, 2018, 04:51:37 PM »
Paul, obviously the marketing person in you sold the discoloured BoBo as a Camo BoBo?

The discolouration matches the handset so it looks like it is in camouflage to me.

Terry

I (fortunately) never owned that one. The photos were on-line and I enjoyed seeing the pattern on someone else's phone.  8)

Perhaps we should start a topic on sun tanned phones.
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Re: BoBo Phone - Iíve never seen one before today
« Reply #35 on: January 28, 2018, 04:54:21 PM »
Perhaps we should start a topic on sun tanned phones.

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Re: BoBo Phone - Iíve never seen one before today
« Reply #36 on: January 28, 2018, 05:00:40 PM »
Although I have sent numerous emails I have not received a reply for any Bobo Phone parts.

Now moving on to the subject of the missing base and how I might make something work.

I found 2 lead weights that I think came out of NT Jazz handsets. The fit nicely on the screw holes and having the extra weight on bottom sure helps. I think the rubber base must have had lead weights in them somehow or somewhere.

In the photo you see the weights but I think the original base provides support to keep the two sides together as well so between phone plastic and the lead weights, I need a plate that is rigid enough to serve this purpose. For the feet of the lead weights I can use a thin sheet of rubber then match the height on the rear and front of the phone or plate with stick on rubber feet.

If anyone has a better idea, I would love to hear it. 
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