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 Post subject: Hughes round tip Stylus for Edison DD's?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:25 pm 
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Victor II
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What is everyone's thoughts on using a Hughes Stylus with a round sapphire stylus to play Edison DD's?

Thoughts on the subject? Thanks as always.

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 Post subject: Re: Hughes round tip Stylus for Edison DD's?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:50 pm 
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Victor V
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A round sapphire Pathe-style stylus will be too wide to fit into the narrow Diamond Disc groove.


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 Post subject: Re: Hughes round tip Stylus for Edison DD's?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:20 pm 
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You need a diamond "pointed" stylus to play them...
"The phonograph† is not of any commercial value."
Thomas Alva Edison - Comment to his assistant, Samuel Insull.

"No one needs a Victrola XX, a Perfected Graphophone Type G, or whatever you call those noisy things."
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 Post subject: Re: Hughes round tip Stylus for Edison DD's?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:25 am 
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Roger that! Thanks guys.....


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