U.S.M.C. MZ-2 Radio Jeep restoration.

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Post by Farrell Fox » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:41 pm

Did a test run on both early and late rear seat frames. The early ones weren't too difficult, but the MZ-2 frame was a pain in the ass to bend up. I made this one too tall to figure out the linear length of tubing needed once fully formed. Unfortunately Surface Zero won't let me post my photo upright.

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Post by Mark Tombleson » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:00 am

Here is a little photo help, Farrell.

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When you pull the photo up in "my photos", click on the Edit Photo... just below your post count.

This will bring up the following page:

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You can then rotate or flip your thumbnail which does the same for the larger versions.

Let me know if this works for you as both the above photos had to be rotated 90 degrees clockwise.
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Post by Farrell Fox » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:08 am

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Yeah, none of those options on the mobile version unfortunately.
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Post by gilles borel » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:37 am

Bonjour Farll Fox
Je souhaite monter une Jeep Radio MZ-2 avec l'ensemble TCS 13.
Je recherche une personne qui puisse me fabriquer les 2 chests des radio ainsi que tous les éléments comme la boîte de l'antenne,,les boîtes des 2 batteries,le support du générateur,et les autres boîtes nécessaire pour que ce soit complet.
J'ai les 2 radio émetteur et récepteur Collins référencés 46159 et 22245 ainsi que l'antenne CML 47205
J'ai vu que vous avez fait réaliser certains de ces éléments,et je vous serai reconnaissant de me donner toutes informations pour que je puisse entrer en contact avec le fabriquant.
Je vous remercie par avance de votre réponse.
Je vis en France et il est impossible de faire réaliser ces différentes pièces.
Très cordialement.

Gilles.

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Post by Farrell Fox » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:17 pm

gilles borel wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:37 am

Hi Farll Fox

I want to mount a Jeep Radio MZ-2 with the TCS 13 set.

I am looking for a person who can make me the 2 radio chests and all the elements like the box of the antenna, the boxes of the 2 batteries, the support of the generator, and the other boxes necessary for it to be complete.

I have 2 radio transmitter and receiver Collins referenced 46159 and 22245 and the antenna CML 47205

I have seen that you have made some of these elements realized, and I will be grateful to you for giving me all the information so that I can get in touch with the manufacturer.
I thank you in advance for your answer.
I live in France and it is impossible to make these different pieces.

Very cordially.

Gilles.
Hello Gilles,

I sent all of my drawings to Joe's Motor Pool to have all of the major radio boxes reproduced. Since the demand for these is small, I wouldn't expect to anything for at least another year.

Being that JMP located in England, and travels to shows throughout Europe, it will beneficial for you in regards to shipping.
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Re: U.S.M.C. MZ-2 Radio Jeep restoration.

Post by gilles borel » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:42 pm

Bonjour Farwell

Comment contacter ce monsieur qui a les plans ?
Es-ce qu'il fabrique les pièces pour la MZ-2 ?

Cordialement.

Gilles

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Post by Farrell Fox » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:24 pm

gilles borel wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:42 pm
Hi Farwell

How to contact this gentleman who has plans?
Does he make parts for the MZ-2?

Cordially.

Gilles
If you Google Joe's Motor Pool, you will find their web site. At present, they do not make any of the parts. They just have my plans for them.
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