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 Post subject: How to maintain Edison Home Phonograph
PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:49 am 
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Hey y’all! So as some of you have read, I’ve recently acquired an Edison Home Model A with a Cygnet No. 11 horn. I’ve confirmed the horn set up I have is not detrimental to the machine. However I would like some pointers on how to properly maintain it. I’ve spend a few days trying to research that on here and throughout the internet but I haven’t really gotten any info on maintaining it. I’d like to know what lubricant I should use, where I should lube the machine what vessel I should use and other maintenance tips to keep it lasting another 100 years. Also, tips on keeping the Model K reproducer in tip top shape. Thanks in advance!


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 Post subject: Re: How to maintain Edison Home Phonograph
PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:30 am 
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Here's a good start:

https://www.antiquephono.org/basic-anti ... onal-tips/

George P.


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 Post subject: Re: How to maintain Edison Home Phonograph
PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:38 pm 
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To me it looks like your horn is hanging a little awkward. Could you post a picture of the crane that is holding it so we can see if it is all correct. Here is a picture of what the horn support should look like. If you click on the picture it will rotate to the correct position.
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Pete


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 Post subject: Re: How to maintain Edison Home Phonograph
PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:23 am 
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Thanks! I had the crane on backwards but I corrected it!

Pete Stratford wrote:
To me it looks like your horn is hanging a little awkward. Could you post a picture of the crane that is holding it so we can see if it is all correct. Here is a picture of what the horn support should look like. If you click on the picture it will rotate to the correct position.
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Pete


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 Post subject: Re: How to maintain Edison Home Phonograph
PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:25 am 
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The logo on top of the Horn is missing, should I keep it as it is or get a new decal?


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 Post subject: Re: How to maintain Edison Home Phonograph
PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:19 pm 
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GoCOOGS! wrote:
The logo on top of the Horn is missing, should I keep it as it is or get a new decal?


Your choice. Has the horn been repainted?

Bill


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