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 Post subject: Model H stylus bar question
PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:58 pm 
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Victor I
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I have a model H reproducer that has a new stylus and bar in it. The only issue is the stylus wiggles around in the bar and the sound is very muffled and raspy because of it. How would you suggest I fix this issue? I thought of putting a tiny drop of shellac on the bar where the stylus goes in, but don't want to get any on the stylus where it touches the record. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Stephen


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 Post subject: Re: Model H stylus bar question
PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:56 pm 
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I've got both kinds of music--classical & rag-time.
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Drip some thinned shellac on it, drip again, then dip a toothpick point in denatured alcohol and swab the playing surface of the stylus.

Maybe that works?


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 Post subject: Re: Model H stylus bar question
PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:26 pm 
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Victor IV
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Or, apply shellac to the end opposite the playing end of the stylus, since I believe the hole goes all the way through. Thinned shellac, as suggested above, should capillary up into the needle bar.


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 Post subject: Re: Model H stylus bar question
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:41 pm 
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Thank you Jerry and Charles. I'll try your suggestions out and report back with the results.

Stephen


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