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by JerryVan
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Victrola weak governor springs causing slow motor
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Victrola weak governor springs causing slow motor

Jon,

I agree that new governor springs are the way to go!
by JerryVan
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Victrola weak governor springs causing slow motor
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Victrola weak governor springs causing slow motor

Couple more views. Serial is 97179-G. The speed indicator needle is missing. Oliver, I'd be willing to bet, (but not much $), that the pointer used in later style speed indicators would work and are probably the same. Jerry, You could have placed a higher bet because you are absolutely correct! I j...
by JerryVan
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Victor IV mystery
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: Victor IV mystery

Does it do this when it's not fully cranked up? If everything is in good shape, there should be no reason to fully wind it to play a record.
by JerryVan
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: John Morley collection auction March 20th Union Illinois
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: John Morley collection auction March 20th Union Illinois

emerson wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:44 pm ----it was for me a part of Hershey ---as well as the mud. Thanks for posting
I've slogged through that mud many times!!! Wouldn't have missed it for the world! Not the same since it's now all paved, but of course it still rains more often than not.
by JerryVan
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Victrola weak governor springs causing slow motor
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Victrola weak governor springs causing slow motor

oliver wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:27 pm Couple more views. Serial is 97179-G. The speed indicator needle is missing.
Oliver,

I'd be willing to bet, (but not much $), that the pointer used in later style speed indicators would work and are probably the same.
by JerryVan
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Panatrope 15-8 find
Replies: 38
Views: 1854

Re: Panatrope 15-8 find

Charles,

That looks great! I've never actually had any of mine apart. Happy it's working out for you!
by JerryVan
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Victrola weak governor springs causing slow motor
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Victrola weak governor springs causing slow motor

What's the serial number on this Victrola? I have an XIV dated to about November-December 1914 pretty conclusively by serial, paper license label, and series, and it has a large crescent speed indicator with "isinglass" window. The open indicator looks more 1913-ish. Anyway I would want t...
by JerryVan
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: My first Victor talking machine and info on it's restoration
Replies: 33
Views: 1156

Re: My first Victor talking machine and info on it's restoration

It's been very interesting seeing how you tackle issues from the perspective of a somewhat, (but perhaps not totally), different hobby. A chance for all of us to learn new methods and techniques. Fun!
by JerryVan
Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Tips, Tricks, & Tutorials
Topic: Exhibition reproducer lettering removed
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Exhibition reproducer lettering removed

I answered you in your other, identical posting....

You don't to start a new thread to bring your posting to the top. Just reply to your original thread.
by JerryVan
Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Help, Please! Odd Columbia AA Problem
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Help, Please! Odd Columbia AA Problem

A Columbia B is a two spring motor.