Andy’s Shed Live for Sunday 24th March 2019

In this week’s episode of Andy’s Shed Live we take a look at a couple of newly arrived 706type telephones and learn how to assess them for possible restoration. There’s a look at different caese, both Diakon and the latter ABS. One of which can be repaired but the other is (as yet) unfixable. Just …

Andy’s Shed Live for Sunday 10th March 2019

This week’s live show experienced a few technical issues with the YouTube stream, so it’s split into two parts. Unfortunately, as with most new technology, video streaming still has a few bugs we need to get ironed out, which is not helped by the fact that streaming is quite bandwidth heavy and pushes our equipment …

Transatlantic Telephones: A Trio Of 500s

As if I didn’t collect enough stuff already, in the last few years I’ve started collecting old telephones. Most that I’ve found have been from here in the UK, but yesterday I picked up no less than three 500 series phones that originated on the good old USA! They’re not just any 500s either. These …