Odograph survey

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Re: Odograph survey

Post by DavidA » Sat Nov 21, 2009 2:29 pm

Is it possible that Paulie is working on another Odd-o-graph? :D
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Re: Odograph survey

Post by Paul FitzGerald » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:01 pm

Dave
Yes it is true- I am working on another Odeo-graphie thingie. This is for the master of the "G".
Lots need to be done and made to complete it to factory specs. Going to be a long process but in the end another unit will live to make/follow a map. Stay tuned over the next few months.
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Re: Odograph survey

Post by pierino » Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:02 pm

I don't have the unit, unfortunately, but if that can help your survey, I have the original manual, TM5-9411, sept. 16 1943, for the IBM M-1 model odograph.

it's coming from O. LEE MERRICK LT, ORD DEPT.

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Re: Odograph survey

Post by dpcd67 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:24 am

What is the function of an odograph? sorry for being ignorant.
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Re: Odograph survey

Post by Paul FitzGerald » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:13 pm

Check out this link
http://www.jeepdraw.com/pauls.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

It's purpose was to make or follow a map. Used in area's that needed a more detailed route than was available. It made a tracing that you could overlay or transfer to an existing map of the area.
Hope that helps a little
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Re: Odograph survey

Post by milradio1 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:49 pm

Hello Paul and all.
I am new to the G503, so I may not answer the quite old mail on Odograph survey in a correct fashion.
I am a military radio collector and not a vehicle collector. Just got an Odograph as a part of a trade with radios and found it interesting as I have spent many years in the design of the GPS system.
To add this apparently working unit to your tally , it has serial number 705 on all three units. Located in SF Bay area.
Will dust it off and check the electronics before hanging a battery on it and see what color smoke it generates.
The original TM seems to have sufficient information.

After that I would like to trade it for WWI radios (also a kind of unobtainium) or sell it.
Thanks,
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Re: Odograph survey

Post by Austringer » Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:20 pm

A freind of mine has one, I'll get the info off of it next time Im over there.
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Re: Odograph survey

Post by jeepernick » Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:42 am

I have 2 and a lot of spare cables will send the numbets asap
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Re: Odograph survey

Post by zoob » Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:28 am

Sorry, I don't have one, but....15 or so years ago I attended a large vintage car swap meet in Southern Australia. I cam across an (odd to me) Odograph, definitely ex army...green in color, dated 1943 USA. Looked to be in good overall condition. $80 asking price. After looking it over and trying to work out what it was...or what I would do with it...I passed it up and moved on to look at other things. Then it happened.....curiosity got the better of me and I decided to go back to where it was for sale and just buy it! As luck would have it, when I got back there...IT WAS GONE!!!! Just goes to show that you should never pass up an opportunity. Only I have ever seen here down under...

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Re: Odograph survey

Post by 66gto » Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:35 am

HELLO . I have 2 questions one , what is the value of an m1 , 2 is their any out their for purchase ,
REGARDS 66 gto PS our museum would like to have one , for our display,

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Re: Odograph survey

Post by mdainsd » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:04 am

I like to research and collect odd and curious "kits" for WWII jeeps and vehicles.

What are the chances of locating one of these sets? Between slim and none?

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Re: Odograph survey

Post by Thelma » Thu Jun 27, 2024 8:57 am

I have an IBM Odograph still in its crate, was going to fit it in my 1943 Navy GPW but it takes up to much room. UK based.

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Re: Odograph survey

Post by Mitch Olson » Fri Jun 28, 2024 5:41 am

Thelma wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2024 8:57 am
I have an IBM Odograph still in its crate, was going to fit it in my 1943 Navy GPW but it takes up to much room. UK based.
Please share some pictures of it ~ Many of us would like to see such a rare item.

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