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New "Nostalgia" Area #25171
04/29/03 05:55 PM
04/29/03 05:55 PM
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An "Electrical Nostalgia" Area has just been opened. (Not too fond of the Title, and open to suggestions)

Some existing threads have been moved into this area. If you know of any more that should go in there please point them out.

Any Contributions to this area are appreciated. Old photos, Photos of old equipment, Old Books, Advertisements, etc. etc. Old Stories, even Old Electricians [Linked Image]

send 'em in (please include available info)

photos@Electrical-Contractor.net

[Linked Image]
Bill

[This message has been edited by Webmaster (edited 05-02-2003).]

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Re: New "Nostalgia" Area #25172
04/29/03 06:43 PM
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John Steinke  Offline
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I like both the site and the title. There is a real need to document "old stuff," so we can understand it when we see it.

Re: New "Nostalgia" Area #25173
04/29/03 07:14 PM
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Bill, it's a great idea..Thanks, S

Re: New "Nostalgia" Area #25174
05/02/03 08:26 PM
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Some nice contributions so far.
Anyone else care to send something in?

Don't we have some collectors here?

Bill

Re: New "Nostalgia" Area #25175
05/03/03 05:54 AM
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thought i'd pass this on.......

Phyllis Kennedy
Restoration Hardware for Antique Furniture
9256 Holyoke Court
Indianapolis, Indiana 46268

ph~317-873-1316
1-800-621-1245
fax~1-317-873-8662

sorry, no web site that i know of [Linked Image]
These people carry the old 'pudhbutton' K&T switch replacements, as well as brass plates for them.

I've seen one, the only dif is the grounding screw available on the switch yoke, otherwise a rather well imitated rebuild of the original


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