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what do you need to match your "juno hamburger cell phone"? a french fry ipod of course.

i converted a french fry telephone into a carrying case for my video ipod. i had no good reason to, the idea just popped into my head when i was walking about with my ridiculously inconvenient hamburger phone. why not carry an oversized plastic french fry replica to match the equally absurd plastic hamburger. the build out was the same as the hamburger: gut the phone, cut some openings, fit the gadget, and then screw it back together. it actually works great (the case shields the sun, it has it's own usb cable ready to go), it just doesn't fit in my pocket anymore.
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Step 1: Get a french fry phone

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i bought mine through ebay. couple bucks here, couple days shipping there, and then you are back in the 80's.

Step 2: Gut it

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four screws opened the phone. four more released the guts from the inside. and with a little prying i had a front, back, and the guts of a phone that i'll keep for another project.

Step 3: Cut me lou.

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this is the hardest part of the project: how much to cut. cut too much and you destroy the look of the phone, don't cut enough and it's impossible to work the ipod. i used a rubber ipod case as a model for the fitting. i actually used the screen that came with the case because it fit perfectly on the rectangular "ear piece" of the phone. using a dremel i cut out the window, shaved off the plastic from the back of the keypad, cut out half of the keys (i wanted to use the keys), smoothed out the inside, and cut out the top of the phone.

Step 4: Cinderella fitting

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the ipod fits. the top was the most important part. it's snug, won't wiggle, and is viewable through the "ear piece screen". i'm using a photo adapter as a leveler, the white thinggy attached to the bottom of the ipod. now i need to make a foam cradle for the ipod to sit in.
Where can you get those pieces of vinyl? I really need something like that :c
pyroman507 years ago
where the heck did you get a french Fry phone?
myakura (author)  pyroman507 years ago
found the french fry phone on ebay. oh the wonderful world of ebay...
where did u get that burger toy i just thought of making a speaker out of it
Syren065 years ago
 fries doesn't come from France, they come from Belgium!!!!
sgnb221 Syren064 years ago
The French in French fry refers to the "French cut" potatoes. Not to their nation of origin.'s your deluxe belgium fries!
...sorry, just isn't as catchy XD joking joking.
myakura (author)  spudfighter37 years ago
hmondo myakura5 years ago
Master Shake?
 It's a character from a tv show.
It would need a face....
download a face pic to your ipod and put it on and itll look like frylock
without the goatee :-)
lol, just draw it in with a sharpie
=SMART=6 years ago
wow Thats pretty cool !
vaurelius6 years ago
you sir are my hero i must have a hamburger phone...
bocaballa126 years ago
thats the sikest thing evaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa notttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt lmao
:O im drooling... AMAZING!!!!!!
windy016 years ago
nice instructable!
i ordered a fly phone to make this fly-pod.
DEDTHEGAME6 years ago
mmmmm fries
DjProToJeeX6 years ago
i love the fry pod i ordered me a fry phone to make this build
mspark4007 years ago
Ridiculously inconvenient and awesome! Great Instructable!
Yeah! lmao
Just don't eat it... LOL that the cheeseburger phone from juno?
Wasagi7 years ago
Where'd you get the French Fry phone?
Hahaha, Juno!

Really nice job, you did it very professionally kind of. The USB part looks PERFECT right there, everything awesome.
Nice job.
+1 rating.
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These look really good....
Yellow847 years ago
haha nice instructable! Although it appears your 4, 5, and 6 key are upside down...