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 Post subject: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:50 pm 
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Victor V
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I’m trying to find a grill for an Edison Army Navy DD phonograph. If you have one or may have any suggestions, please let me know... message or email, brianu73 at hotmail. Thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:09 pm 
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I think your best bet is to have one made.To get you started here are photos and measurements of what you need:

15.5" wide
13"high
The metal material appears to be 1/16" thick (but please check with a piece of scrap)
The ovals are ¾" wide and 5" tall
The ovals are 5/16" apart
The vertical divider between the right and left side is 1&5/16"
The distance from one oval to the one directly below is 1&½"

I believe my machine is all original and this piece appears to be factory brush painted. I've had good customer service from Sherman Williams and they've color matched projects for me.

Let me know if I can be of additional help. There must be some place that has a copier large enough to lay my grill and make an accurate copy.

Jerry Blais


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:06 am 
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Thank you so much for your help and all of those specifics. I was actually able to get ahold of Tom at Gramps Treasures and he may be able to reproduce one for me. If not, I’ll definitely be in touch. Thanks again Jerry.


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
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Can Gramps make a metal one? Jerry


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
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Jerry B. wrote:
Can Gramps make a metal one? Jerry



That’s what he said, but it would be aluminum.


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
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brianu wrote:
Jerry B. wrote:
Can Gramps make a metal one? Jerry



That’s what he said, but it would be aluminum.


See if there's a laser-cutting business in your area. Such businesses can cut most any metal. I've had excellent luck with such a business.

Good luck!

George P.


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:28 am 
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Brett Hurt, username cheryla, made mine out of steel of the correct thickness. It looks great, fits well and comes primed and ready to paint.

Jim


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
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phonogfp wrote:
brianu wrote:
Jerry B. wrote:
Can Gramps make a metal one? Jerry



That’s what he said, but it would be aluminum.


See if there's a laser-cutting business in your area. Such businesses can cut most any metal. I've had excellent luck with such a business.

Good luck!

George P.


Thanks for the suggestion George.


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
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phonojim wrote:
Brett Hurt, username cheryla, made mine out of steel of the correct thickness. It looks great, fits well and comes primed and ready to paint.

Jim


Thanks, I’ll try reaching out to him.


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 Post subject: Re: WANTED - Grill for an Edison Army Navy DD Phono
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Like George said I have had radio parts laser cut too. The first one is expensive due to set up but the copies are cheaper. Tom


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