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by JohnM
Sun Jul 25, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Columbia Polychrome phonograph - Value?
Replies: 1
Views: 193

Re: Columbia Polychrome phonograph - Value?

Not a Columbia, it’s an Orsenigo. Orsenigo built cabinets for Columbia. I’ve been negotiating on this machine for a couple of days. It’s not far from me.
by JohnM
Sat Jul 24, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Here she is... my transformed XVI
Replies: 19
Views: 392

Re: Here she is... my transformed XVI

Dischoard wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:38 am Sadly my XVI came with a chrome Exhibition, anybody out there have a gold colored one they'd like to swap for a chrome?
That would be nickel-plating, not chrome. Nickel has a yellowish cast, chrome is bluish.
by JohnM
Sat Jul 17, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: Tips, Tricks, & Tutorials
Topic: Edison Bedplates
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Edison Bedplates

Maroon and brown bedplates are indeed tinted shellac and they can’t be touched-up without looking like a botch job.
by JohnM
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Homemade Exponential Horn Project
Replies: 43
Views: 1289

Re: Homemade Exponential Horn Project

Perhaps dissolve the foam with methylene chloride paint stripper, or acetone?
by JohnM
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: 2/4-minute GEM Model C
Replies: 0
Views: 159

2/4-minute GEM Model C

I found this Model C GEM a little over a year ago. It has a 2/4-minute conversion on it, and is fitted with a Model K reproducer that was swollen into the carriage. Wyatt Markus stayed with us for a few days when he was on his recent road trip and I gave him the carriage arm to take with him in orde...
by JohnM
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Rare Edison duplex concert stylus extender, where can I get one?
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: Rare Edison duplex concert stylus extender, where can I get one?

That’s going to be a tough one to find. It extends the entire reproducer, not just the stylus (which is a tiny sapphire mounted to a stylus bar on the weight).
by JohnM
Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: FOR SALE: Edison Diamond Discs - $ 100.00
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: FOR SALE: Edison Diamond Discs - $ 150.00

*Clarence Ferguson
by JohnM
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: SOLD: GLASS PHONOGRAPH HORN $65
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Re: FOR SALE: GLASS PHONOGRAPH HORN $65

Is this still for sale?
by JohnM
Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Suggestions for Home Model B case putty
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: Suggestions for Home Model B case putty

There are waxes for this purpose that are melted into the damaged areas with a heated palette knife, then scraped smooth, and grained with graining pens. Mohawk makes these.