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by Nat
Fri Aug 20, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Poorly presented Ebay listings
Replies: 27
Views: 2355

Re: Poorly presented Ebay listings

Off at a bit of a tangent, perhaps, but apart from the utterly clueless offering, I get very irritated by "Ultra rare!!!" or "WOW!" - usually pertaining to an RCA "original Caruso" or yet another Evan Williams record. Then there are the folks selling a 10-inch record de...
by Nat
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Excellent Packing
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Re: Excellent Packing

When I receive something that has been really well and carefully packed, I always write a note to the shipper! Ant that includes the occasional shipment that takes half an hour tp unwind, unpack, untape... We've all had one: the shipment that reminds you of unwrapping King Tut. But the care is appre...
by Nat
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Pathé diffusor question
Replies: 9
Views: 852

Re: Pathé diffusor question

You might have a look at the following; I use these for mending pages in old books - tough and transparent. https://www.amazon.com/Lineco-Transparent-Mending-Tissue-roll/dp/B00G0TPIZC/ref=asc_df_B00G0TPIZC/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=194014373664&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=211...
by Nat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Is This Horn for Real?
Replies: 6
Views: 849

Re: Is This Horn for Real?

Two trumpets died to make this.
by Nat
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Victrola Blue Tooth Speaker!
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: Victrola Blue Tooth Speaker!

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A few years ago I rigged this system up for playing CD's through my various Victrolas. With the lid down, it was fun to watch friends being amazed by the sound - and musicians - emerging from my Credenza!
by Nat
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Just For Chuckles!
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Re: Just For Chuckles!

Tr y asking for cactus needles!
by Nat
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: David Bispham record 1912
Replies: 13
Views: 1417

Re: David Bispham record 1912

What a wonderfully centered, contenant voice.
by Nat
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bellini: Norma: Casta Diva by Rosa Raisa
Replies: 9
Views: 801

Re: Bellini: Norma: Casta Diva by Rosa Raisa

She sounds like a thinner-voice Rosa Ponselle; same placement, less voice.
by Nat
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Phonographs in the time of plague
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Re: Phonographs in the time of plague

I had to have a leg amputated due to long-term sports abuse (so I had fun getting that way!) and spent five or so months in a wheelchair - so I have an idea what that's like, and how long it takes to get strength back! Unfortunately I couldn't wind any of my machines, much less reach down albums, so...
by Nat
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Phonographs in the time of plague
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Phonographs in the time of plague

Well, I'm self-isolated for the foreseeable future, and I'm counting the way of staying sane. Book, TV, solo walks - but also time to re-organize my record shelving and do some cabinet work. I just ordered a Sawsafe jobsite saw and some tools, and once they get here I need some basic lumber, but it'...