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 Post subject: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:44 pm 
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I've wanted a VTLA for the longest time. This past weekend I just picked up the one I regretted not buying at Union (since the truck was already full :oops: ). It cleaned up beautifully and I couldn't be happier with it! None of the frieze molding is damaged and the finish is all original and in superb condition. All I have done so far is go over it with New Life Furniture Masque which absolutely works wonders. Next up on my list... a Victor VI.

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Acknowledgements:

Thank you to Ron for the machine
Thank you to John for the record boxes
Thank you to Matt for the key
Thank you to Jake for the record index
Thank you to Shawn for the manual
Brandon


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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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Is New Life Furniture Masque better than using GoJo ??


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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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briankeith wrote:
Is New Life Furniture Masque better than using GoJo ??


In my opinion, it is a superior product, yes. It's $20 a jar, but well worth the premium price.
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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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Congratulations Brandon! This style VTLA is one of my favorite overall designs and is also high on my bucket list. Yours looks great with the albums and everything.

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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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I'm going to try it Brandon - thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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That's a beauty, albums and all.


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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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That is a very, very fine example. I'd hang onto that for a long time if I were you.

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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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Garret wrote:
That is a very, very fine example. I'd hang onto that for a long time if I were you.

Garret


It's definitely in the "not for sale until I'm dead" category!
Brandon


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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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Very nice. The VTLA was a benchmark for elegant uprights. Jerry Blais


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 Post subject: Re: Victrola VTLA - Another check mark on my wish list!
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Congrats on this beauty!!!


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