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My Little Shack New Shelf

Discussion in 'Station & Mobile Pics' started by Shadetree Mechanic, Jan 14, 2019.

  1. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    No shack would be complete without the Western Electric Space Saver Telephone. This was the phone that my grandfather had in his shack, screwed to the table leg. It is still mounted to the original piece of wood that he used. My father says that he remembers it from when he was a child.



    The kitchen phone quit working and I didn't want some cordless junk. Then I remembered this old phone in a box of radio parts that belonged to my grandfather. So I hooked it up and it still works! I had to teach the kids how to use the rotary dial. HAHA!


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  2. S&W357

    S&W357 WDX-556 / 2NC556 $upporting Member

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    Hot Line to Sheriff Andy Taylor Mayberry NC ?
     
  3. 357magnum

    357magnum Sr. Member

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    Homer , nothing wrong w/that Shack ! I'm embarrassed to post pic's of mine ( under the stairs ) just wish I had the height you have .;) & Ralph Here's one for Ya' ! Did anyone ever notice the phone operator in " Hooterville , IE " Green Acres " is the same name as the one in Mayberry ? " Sarah " I watch these old shows daily ! Must say when I heard it , blew me away ! Hey It doesn't take much to amuse me ! :ROFLMAO: Stay Healthy & Safe ! 73 & God Bless ! Leo
     
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    S&W357 WDX-556 / 2NC556 $upporting Member

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    That "Mount Pilot" that Andy & Barney are always referring to is actually Pilot Mountain...about 30-35 miles North of me up Highway 52

    "Mayberry" is based on Mt. Airy NC which was Andy's home town. Mt. Airy is on up Highway 52 still heading North.

    So as to stay somewhat on topic of thread...Mayberry Sheriff's Office radio shack. :whistle:

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  5. HomerBB

    HomerBB Sr. Member

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    I was there at pilot mountain a couple of times many years ago. Had kinfolks in Winston-Salem where we visited them. We explored the possibility of moving there. I was only 13 yrs of age.
     
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    S&W357 WDX-556 / 2NC556 $upporting Member

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    I grew up as a kid and teenager in W-S area. I live 30 miles South of W-S now and have so for many years.

    Wife’s family lives there now so we still go that way at times.
     
  7. 2NC995

    2NC995 DAN

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    Hanging Rock is my favorite park in that area (y)

    I thinking Pilot Mountain is popular with rock climbers?

    Also an excellent MTB trail right outside that gate at hanging rock. “Moore’s Spring Trail” if I’m not mistaken.

    You’ll remember your baby girl every time you press the PTT.

    Do it :D
     
  8. 357magnum

    357magnum Sr. Member

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    Yup ! Ralph & I discussed the " Mayberry " thing a few weeks back in a PM . I just didn't know it was that close to him . :whistle: I'm just one of those people that finds a kind of " Solace ? " in the old B&W TV shows . I guess it brings me back to my younger years ? Also it makes me remember how hard my Dad use to laugh @ Barney Fife , especially the episode when Gomer was chasing him yelling " Citizens Arrest " ! :ROFLMAO: I thought my Dad was going to fall out of his chair ! Just memory's now , but it's my enjoyment . Stay Healthy & Safe ! 73 & God Bless ! Leo
     
  9. TheRealPorkchop

    TheRealPorkchop Certified Sith Pimp

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    Damn you. You just got me emotional. True though.
     
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