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Old 18th Nov 2022, 12:46 pm   #21
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Default Re: GPO Rotary Dial Trimphone.

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Old 18th Nov 2022, 7:49 pm   #22
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Default Re: GPO Rotary Dial Trimphone.

Originally Posted by Richard_FM View Post
I've heard that putting Blu-Tak on the feet will stop them from turning when dialling.
I'm sure it will, but you oughtn't have to do that. I note that some of the early 'cheaper-end' telephones post-liberalisation actually had dumb-weights in the handset, presumably to make them feel like the 'quality' instruments around at the time. Smoke and mirrors! And weights.

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