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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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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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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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 Post subject: Re: Model H stylus bar question
PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:12 am 
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Triple distilled cyanoacrylate. Put some on the tip of a pin, then touch it to the FLAT END of the sapphire, and the glue will travel around the sapphire and secure it in 10 seconds. It won’t creep to the tip of the sapphire, and if it does, a little acetone will wipe it off easily.
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