Now that you own the iPhone 5, there is no way that you’ll settle for any ordinary docking station for displaying your beloved phone. You will find plenty of docks on the shelves that exhibits creativeness and versatility in their design, but the J-Cobs Piston Dock by Plane Pieces Inc is something very unique and almost a perfect dock. The dock specially designed to hold the iPhone 5, however, you may even use it to showcase your iPod or iTouch.
The J-Cobs Piston Dock is an industrial modern art created by RT D’Onofrio – the founder of Plane Pieces Inc. This vintage styled docking station was made using a 1940’s WWII Jacobs R-755 also called L-4. It was used during World War II to power various airplanes including the Avro Anson, Cessna T-50, Avro Cadet, Anahuac Tauro, Cessna AT-17, Cessna 195, Funk F-23, Grumman Ag Cat, Kellett KD-1, Morane-Saulnier MS-505, Waco CG-15, Waco YKC, YKC-S, YKS-6, Boeing Stearman 75 and the Beechcraft Staggerwing. The designer has breathed new life to this vintage aluminum piston by creating the piston dock right off the plane.
Measuring 5 inches in diameter and 3 inches in height and also comes with Apple Lightning USB Cord. These docks are manufactured in a limited edition of 250 pieces and can be bought for $165. You can either purchase one for yourself to present your iPhone beautifully or buy it as a gift for your family member or friends who own iPhone 5.