Originally Posted by edp
I've mentioned my Sputnik before, and now I have a chance to do it again.
Get a Sputnik! It'll need a complete overhaul, but once it's prepared for use you won't want to stop using it. The slides really are the next-best thing to being there.
I must have been lucky, the sputnik I bought off ebay worked flawlessly--no overhaul needed.