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Several years ago I ran across a Majestic Charlie McCarthy Radio at an antique store. It was a midget radio with a plastic, or more likely bakelite moulded image of Charlie. They also did models featuring the Lone Ranger and Rudolph. Today each of those radios could bring up to $500- $1,000 at auction, maybe more depending on condition.

Recently I was thinking it's a shame The Shadow never got his own radio, so I decided to see if I could make one out of paper. Personally I think it came out pretty well.

 I've provided a link to the PDF and YouTube instructions so you can make your own. Each paper radio is designed to work with your smartphone and includes a cradle along with a QR code to give you quick access to an online library of Shadow episodes.

The PDF - http://www.dieselpunkindustries.com/pdf/the_shadow_radio.pdf

The Instructions - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07bV1fQ1FrY

Thanks, and I hope you enjoy.
Scott

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Comment by Tome Wilson on June 18, 2015 at 8:13am

That's really cool, Scott.  Thanks for sharing the plans!

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