Wow that sensor is hidden in there deep, good eye.
Thanks for the pics. I agree with thd9791, it looks like the keyboard base is exactly the same and those holes are for adding switches for certain models. You should be able to pop those switches out.
I like the way that bubble panel looks.The Kodak Automatic 8 is very close. Like the MPP Bubble strip situation, I cut the 4x6 lens down to 4x5.
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Seems to be an accurate length. The real prop part seems thicker and fully curved a little. This lens is actually two sides, one for horizontal rows and one for vertical rows, creating the pillow grid.
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This means it only has one orientation, with the horizontal ridges on top, so you see the bumps on the end.
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I really wonder what camera it came from!
Thanks for all the info, very helpful! Do you have a link to, or a brand for the correct PL259? I googled image searched it and it looks like there are a lot of different ones. I assume only one is correct.Hey everyone! Great thread!
Tom turned me onto this one since I'm not really around much anymore.
My family and work has been keeping me really busy, but I still research prop parts when I have spare time.
I've actually been very interested in the ship controls lately so this thread is right up my alley!
It's very exciting that you've got the base calculator nailed down.
A few observations...
I agree with Russ that those cylindrical pieces are PL259 connectors. They're popular bits.
The Michell disc on top of the grip - I'm pretty sure that's the top of the fluid arm and not one of the brush bases. Same piece is used on the Death Star droid's forehead. It has a thinner side profile and an extra step underneath which makes the piece look raised here.
The white square on the side of the grip is one of the "buttons" used all over the sets, ships, and pilot chest boxes (I might have missed this in the thread).
I'm guessing the round red lens on top is the same type used on the Rebel rank badges.