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Offline Butch Harlow

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2018, 04:14:41 PM »
This junker came in today. Kinda ugly for 25.00, but I saw the potential.
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Offline Pourme

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2018, 08:15:27 PM »
Wow!

You chromed it?
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Offline Butch Harlow

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2018, 09:05:43 PM »
Wow!

You chromed it?

Just polished the daylights out of it. Stripped, cleaned up, steel wool, buffed. I still need to hit it with some polish and paste wax.
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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2018, 09:32:42 PM »
Beautiful!
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Offline oldguy

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2018, 10:44:11 PM »
Nice Butch, can’t wait to see the finished product.
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Offline RB

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #20 on: June 04, 2018, 11:33:10 AM »
You even got that fed phone to look nice!
good job.

Offline Butch Harlow

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #21 on: June 09, 2018, 11:41:52 AM »
Here is the "finished" product. I am going to clean up a couple spots on it and hit it with some renaissance wax. I still have a tiny bit of work to do along the detail line on the base. All of that can be done assembled. Nice bonus, the phone works really well. Thanks Doug for the inspiration to do this and Teleplay John for all the technical tips and secrets.
Butch Harlow

Offline RotarDad

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #22 on: June 09, 2018, 01:32:11 PM »
Wow, awesome finish on that metal.  The thing about these 302s is that they do look “right” in polished bare metal, even though we know WE never made them like that.  I think it must be the prevalence of bright metal in Art Deco designs that causes this combination to hit the mark.  Great job!
Paul

Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Stripped Metal Phones
« Reply #23 on: June 09, 2018, 03:36:13 PM »
Butch....superb job....I never got one that perfect, although Teleplay John has one that is right up there with it....outstanding!!.....Doug
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