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by Orchorsol
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: Wanted: St James Infirmary, Rube Bloom, Columbia 2103
Replies: 5
Views: 370

Re: Wanted: St James Infirmary, Rube Bloom, Columbia 2103

ticticdok wrote: Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:08 pm Might check 4-4time.com There are hundreds listed and hundreds more to list. John
Interesting website! I couldn't find any 78s on it though...
by Orchorsol
Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: PAPER HORN "BALMAIN"
Replies: 141
Views: 9014

Re: PAPER HORN "BALMAIN"

Stunningly beautiful Alastair, I love it! Congratulations!
by Orchorsol
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:11 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: New Lumiere Diaphragm Gramophone
Replies: 15
Views: 274

Re: New Lumiere Diaphragm Gramophone

"Kirtlière" even!

Fantastic work Alex, congratulations! Such a gorgeous finish.
by Orchorsol
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: EMG Flyers
Replies: 50
Views: 1776

Re: EMG Flyers

Wonderful to see, many thanks Iain! I have one very similar, possibly almost identical, but with an aluminium diaphragm which it probably didn't have at the start of its life. The same style of EMG lettering was only revealed when I took it apart to rebuild it. Thanks to all for the continuing contr...
by Orchorsol
Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Fiber needle wear
Replies: 26
Views: 468

Re: Fiber needle wear

I thought the 'skin' should be on the outside... Examining the new-old-stock EMG Davey fibres and others I have here, they are cut that way... :?: I always understood this to be because, having dynamically levelled the gramophone (i.e. not with a spirit level, but for null tonearm swing on a dead wa...
by Orchorsol
Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: What is it ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1320

Re: What is it ?

Adamp1gramophone wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:04 pm Thanks Orchorsol! That is definitely something that I can look to do. I will try to see if I can source the suitable parts.

Any ideas about the rest of the gramophone?
No idea, sorry! Have fun with it!
Andy
by Orchorsol
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: What is it ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1320

Re: What is it ?

Welcome to the forum Adam. I've heard that soundbox described as a 'Magnet'. It was fairly ubiquitous and was sold under various names. This one has had its mica diaphragm replaced by an aluminium one - I did the same on a Magnet of mine, and it sounds surprisingly good. Yours will clearly benefit f...
by Orchorsol
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Rare, Mostly Complete VE 10-51 in Arkansas
Replies: 8
Views: 391

Re: Rare, Mostly Complete VE 10-51 in Arkansas

Wow!

Kindly request folks, pictures in the thread please (not just posting the link) as per forum rules. Otherwise nobody will be able to see it in future.
by Orchorsol
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: What model HMV is this?
Replies: 9
Views: 304

Re: What model HMV is this?

Really gorgeous! I love that shape of horn. I have a less ornate UK equivalent, and another the same but with the conical horn.
by Orchorsol
Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: EMG Flyers
Replies: 50
Views: 1776

Re: EMG Flyers

All fascinating, many thanks everyone! My High Holborn Mk VIII (or Standard!) has a Collaro motor.