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funsway
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Is anyone doing a C&R charging cord or earphone cable or extension cord?

years ago I did Christmas tree light thing that lit when I twisted the broken wires together -- then was fully restored.

Many possibilites.
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plink
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Use to do Klamm's C&R light cord with the bulb that would go on or off. Didn't feel comfortable doing it around kids. As a side note I use to do a C&R VHS tape.
David Fillary
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Dan Harlan does it with earphones in his Tarbell course. Having noticed how many people have white earphones where I work, I'm definitely going to consider this.

I've done "phone charger through neck" too, as I was asked whether I could do anything with it. Worked surprisingly well!
george1953
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I do it with peoples headphones for their cell phone or mp3 player. It always gets a good rea action.
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StevieDee
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I used to do a cut and restored microphone cord. I used a Funkenring for added effect.
Proximo
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I also saw Dan's Tarbell course about the earphones.
I am using this. It gets really, really good reactions and it has a modern feel about it.
And nowadays you don't even have to search hard to find someone who has earphones on them.
roningramii
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Van Buren, Arkansas
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I have a cell phone repair shop and can C&R the charge cord. Have to be careful to pick the right customer to do it to though. They are not expecting that from a repair shop.
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Tom Cutts
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Back in the 90's I did a cut and restored power cord for a vacuum manufacturer.
B.W. McCarron
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I included a cut and restored TV cable routine in my "VCR Magic" book that others told me was pretty cool. The book had a really small print run (100 copies) and shows up on ebay once in awhile.
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