Ready for TFA ....... Or my scratchbuilt Glass Eye for graflex

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propmainiac

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Hello
Was working in my garage today and put together my own glass eye! It was made from an old cb radio antenna connector and the glass lens from a disposable camera. Years ago I did this for my hardware sink tube sabers. Mostly i used to make the red buttons for the esb saber. The screw part is also a cb radio part that happens to fit the Graflex threads. Let me know what you think.
 

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Darth Lars

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That's pretty good. :)

But I think that it shouldn't be too difficult to get hold of a more accurate replica or a real glass eye. Everyone who has built an ESB saber should have one in a drawer somewhere. I myself have only one complete authentic Graflex but I think two or three authentic glass eyes laying around.
 

propmainiac

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Yeah I do have a spare glass eye. Had two but traded it. Just wanted to see what I could come up with.
 

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Scott D

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That turned out pretty good. :thumbsup

If you ever end up with one of those Graflex sync cords that screws into the glass eye socket, they can be modified into a decent glass eye, too.

Don't ask me what was used to make the lens. I built this hardware Graflex over 15 years ago and do not remember. :facepalm

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