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by Curt A
Sat Sep 25, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Tips, Tricks, & Tutorials
Topic: Inspiring Restoration Video
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: Inspiring Restoration Video

I have been disassembling things since childhood, also. I was never afraid to take something broken, apart to try fixing it, since it was already broken and I couldn't damage it but maybe possibly fix it...
by Curt A
Sat Sep 25, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Coca-Cola WWII War Department 33 Record
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: Coca-Cola WWII War Department 33 Record

For your Coke collection:

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by Curt A
Sat Sep 25, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: FOR SALE: Victor III- CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
Replies: 29
Views: 1240

Re: FOR SALE: Victor III- CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Whatever works... keep us posted and best of luck. Any advice given here is not meant to be critical, just realistic.

If you can get $2,000, more power, but realize that you wouldn't be screwed by accepting less...
by Curt A
Sat Sep 25, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Tips, Tricks, & Tutorials
Topic: Inspiring Restoration Video
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: Inspiring Restoration Video

"I wonder how many tin toys must have been ruined that aren't filmed..."

All of them are already ruined, so it isn't possible to "ruin" them any further...
by Curt A
Sat Sep 25, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Tips, Tricks, & Tutorials
Topic: Inspiring Restoration Video
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: Inspiring Restoration Video

I totally agree that some parts of the video are suspect, particularly since old rusted tin is not flexible. I have tried before to take one of those tabbed toys apart and ended up breaking the tabs. Some of his methods seem useful, but mainly, I think it's fun to watch even if it might seem like a ...
by Curt A
Fri Sep 24, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: FOR SALE: Victor III- CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
Replies: 29
Views: 1240

Re: FOR SALE: Victor III- CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

gunnarthefeisty wrote: Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:42 pm Well, this weekend I'll be taking the horn to my local instrument repair shop, to get that seam fixed. I hope that I can bring it up to a value of $2000 or so.
If you put a wood horn on it, you'll be there... metal horn, no...
by Curt A
Fri Sep 24, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Phonospace (or, "Where's Waldo?)
Replies: 353
Views: 43056

Re: Phonospace (or, "Where's Waldo?)

I love the "Paris Green" horn...
by Curt A
Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: 2 Kinephones ! - Reproductions ??
Replies: 18
Views: 333

Re: 2 Kinephones ! - Reproductions ??

Now that I think of it, Jerry Madsen used to mail out fliers with items for sale and I remember seeing Kinephones and Tango Two dancers for sale, along with a bunch of other phono related NOS stuff, like bird shaped records, etc.
by Curt A
Fri Sep 24, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: 2 Kinephones ! - Reproductions ??
Replies: 18
Views: 333

Re: 2 Kinephones ! - Reproductions ??

soundgen wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:32 am Both look OK to me
I agree, I saw one in an antique shop in Michigan several years ago that looked just like these marked as New Old Stock.

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