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 Post subject: Re: NEW RELEASES ON RESIN CYLINDER
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:15 am 
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WDC wrote:
Master production of the next 4-minute title will likely start by end of May (Edison 5704, GGO - Button up your overcoat). I am about to get a decent transfer of the correct take.


I have an E+ Edison Diamond Disc original of #52513 "Button Up Your Overcoat" and I would be pleased to be added to the list of buyers of the cylinder version whenever it is ready. For anyone unfamiliar with this wonderful, toe-tapping recording on Edison here is a link to the video I posted years ago on my MusicBoxBoy YouTube channel of the record playing on one of my A-250's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9Bae6C6wTQ

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 Post subject: Re: NEW RELEASES ON RESIN CYLINDER
PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:13 pm 
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WDC wrote:
Master production of the next 4-minute title will likely start by end of May (Edison 5704, GGO - Button up your overcoat). I am about to get a decent transfer of the correct take.


Hey Norman! Check your e-mails. I no longer have a copy of Button Up Your Overcoat--I believe that an ex-friend who used to come and visit walked off with several of my late edison DD's.

HOWEVER, I sent you a list of 14 LATE Diamond Disc Titles that I have that I used to have on blue amberol; but had to sell the amberols off when money was tight. They represent some of the best and latest recordings Edison made. I would loan any of them to you to transfer to cylinder so that I could replace the ones I had to part with and will never replace. Resin or original--I have no preference.

Let me know if you want to borrow any. I Do Not have the equipment to properly record digital copies and kind of dropped out of the collecting circuit after I was robbed several years ago.

P.S. I offered them to Don Wilson, too who wants to borrow most of them to master for one sided diamond disc copies; but technically I offered them to you first.

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 Post subject: Re: NEW RELEASES ON RESIN CYLINDER
PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:48 am 
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Thanks a lot, Mark. I will certainly look through them. I just a rough week as I must have caught a virus and wasn't, much better now. :)


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 Post subject: Re: NEW RELEASES ON RESIN CYLINDER
PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:58 am 
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Well, finally... here it is. I am quite pleased how it turned out as the cut plays quite nicely on both Diamond and Model O reproducers, although I always prefer the heavy ones.

(Double-click the video above or click this link to watch the video on YouTube in HD.)



Right now I have only three copies in stock but hope to have some more in a couple of days.


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 Post subject: Re: NEW RELEASES ON RESIN CYLINDER
PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:35 pm 
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That's pretty awesome, Norman. Very nice transfer. I am also very impressed by the performance of your early Home. It plays so smoothly - you must have spent some time adjusting it. Great work!

Martin


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 Post subject: Re: NEW RELEASES ON RESIN CYLINDER
PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:34 pm 
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I'll take one!

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 Post subject: Re: NEW RELEASES ON RESIN CYLINDER
PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:20 pm 
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Opportunity is often missed, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. - Thomas Edison
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I’ll take one if still available. PM sent

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 Post subject: Re: NEW RELEASES ON RESIN CYLINDER
PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:09 pm 
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Many thanks for the nice feedback, all PM's have been answered now.

Interestingly, my Edison Home did play that well from the very first day I bought it 19 years ago, it has been my work horse ever since. It's the same machine that I used to record the Tiger Rag last summer.


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