So, I left off with troubleshooting the last few issues with getting the innie bits of 1958 Royalite mounted into a briefcase. Let’s look at some detail pictures….
First, I inverted the admin panel, removed the existing expansion snaps, and simply reused those for the bottom. I added a few extra screws to help hold it since it is such a flex point:
Then I did the same with the side compression straps, that help hold in the admin panel:
Alright. Mounted and admin panel is in. Looking good. Now, just needs a clean…
I wanted to mention that I did need to file a small bit of the hinge to make sure that the carriage cleared enough. This was because I wanted to leave the end caps on the carriage more than anything else:
Alright, cleaned up and even found some smooth finial to round out the attachment points. Eventually, I will probably add a dab of red paint like can be found on some of the existing mount points.
All nice and clean:
And the best part? I caused no additional damage to the workings and….
This will be a fun little “idea typer” that I can have out to catch odd thoughts and ideas. Or, you know, just lines of random swear words. Because that’s *always* fun.
Thanks for checking it out! Stay tuned for further typer fox project shenanigans…..