Re: [Phono-L] Edison DD problem

2019-12-20 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Santa Fe On Dec 20, 2019, at 9:08 AM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: If anyone is still here on the mailing list(s) What is your take on the situation? Problem: Edison Diamond Disc single spring motor does not keep a constant speed. Spring does not seem to be caked with grease, judging

[Phono-L] Edison DD problem

2019-12-20 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
If anyone is still here on the mailing list(s) What is your take on the situation? Problem: Edison Diamond Disc single spring motor does not keep a constant speed. Spring does not seem to be caked with grease, judging from the several inner coils one can pull out without having the whole spring

Re: [Phono-L] Columbia Grafonola - electric motor question

2019-11-06 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
You should be able to figure out what connects to what with visual inspection and a meter that measures continuity. Most of the old motors went through some kind of resistance device, a long coil of wire on a ceramic tube, for instance, as a way of controlling voltage. You may want to submit

Re: [Phono-L] Almost phono: Hand Crank Peerless Pneumatic organ

2019-09-28 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Wyatt Markus may be able to help. Ron L -Original Message- From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Jeff & Nancy CECIL via Phono-L Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2019 6:00 PM To: Phono L Cc: Jeff & Nancy CECIL Subject: [Phono-L] Almost phono: Hand Crank Peerless

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza speed readout needle chatter

2019-09-14 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
George Vollema at Great Lakes Antique Phonographs is excellent. I work on them too, but am a hobbiest. I’m in MA but near Providence RI. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Robert Wright via Phono-L Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:10 AM To:

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza speed readout needle chatter

2019-09-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Do not grease the pivots of the speed control indicator mechanism. Indeed, Victor recommended that they not be lubricated at all. That mechanism has to be extremely free for it to work correctly. Since it is so sensitive, minute variations in the operation of the governor may not show up in the

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza speed readout needle chatter

2019-09-12 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I'd tighten up the governor bearing end play ever so slightly. Check also to see if the governor bearings are sloppy side to side. Ron L -Original Message- From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Robert Wright via Phono-L Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:47

[Phono-L] Arthur Fields Anthology

2019-08-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Seeing the post about decals on phono-L reminded me that I wanted to post to both that list and phonolist about a new CD I received recently. It's an Arthur Fields Anthology on Archeophone. If you have more than a few 78s or DDs, you probably have one or more with a Fields vocal.I know I

[Phono-L] Uncle Josh roots?

2019-05-09 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I was given a small booklet by a friend. It is titled, "Standard Recitations" no. 24. On the cover is a picture of a bespectacled gent and underneath that is the caption, "Denman Thompson as "Uncle Joshua" in "The Old Fashioned." Might this be the origins of "Uncle Josh"? Ron L

Re: [Phono-L] Little Wonder Phono problems

2019-05-08 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
traveling to Chicago. It was easily fixed when I found that governor shaft wouldn’t turn. I loosened a set screw and allowed a little play in the governor shaft, and all was well. Jim Nichol On May 7, 2019, at 9:43 PM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: The old spring was 5/8 by .018

Re: [Phono-L] Little Wonder Phono problems

2019-05-08 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I found that governor shaft wouldn’t turn. I loosened a set screw and allowed a little play in the governor shaft, and all was well. Jim Nichol On May 7, 2019, at 9:43 PM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: The old spring was 5/8 by 018. I’ve just installed a 5/8 by .022 which

Re: [Phono-L] Little Wonder Phono problems

2019-05-07 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
) with pear shape holes as ½” x .022 x 8feet. For old type toy motors the dimensions are 9/16” x .025 x 10 feet. I have no specific listing for the Little Wonder. Best wishes, Mike Tucker From: Phono-L On Behalf Of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L Sent: Sunday, 5 May 2019 6:29 AM To: phonol

Re: [Phono-L] Little Wonder Phono problems

2019-05-05 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
toy motors the dimensions are 9/16” x .025 x 10 feet. I have no specific listing for the Little Wonder. Best wishes, Mike Tucker From: Phono-L On Behalf Of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L Sent: Sunday, 5 May 2019 6:29 AM To: phonol...@yahoogroups.com; 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Ron

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza X and VE8-12X coming along!

2019-01-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
ains oil so it is a bit > soft and true cellulose lacquer is rather tough to come by bet bet is > Testors thinned clear airplane dope from you local hobby shop. > > On 1/13/19 2:44 PM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: >> And that would have been applied to metal finished parts? >&g

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza X and VE8-12X coming along!

2019-01-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
ow about the factory varnish situation? I know it's probably a >> bit involved, but what am I (considering) getting into, exactly? >> >> >> Thanks, >> Robert >> >> >> >> On Jan 11, 2019, at 9:11 AM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L &

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza X and VE8-12X coming along!

2019-01-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
t; bit involved, but what am I (considering) getting into, exactly? > > > Thanks, > Robert > > > > On Jan 11, 2019, at 9:11 AM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L > mailto:phono-l@oldcrank.org>> wrote: > >> You only need to remove old oil from t

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza X and VE8-12X coming along!

2019-01-12 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
, Robert On Jan 11, 2019, at 9:11 AM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: You only need to remove old oil from the joints and hand crud from the finish. I'd use (have used) WD040 and a toothbrush to clean the mechanism and spray cleaner like Fantastic to clean the gold. Do not use

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza X and VE8-12X coming along!

2019-01-11 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
. --Rich On 12/10/18 8:53 AM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: > ISTR that home Depot/Lowes have little bags of wooden shims, like scraps of > wood shingles that might work in place of popsicle sticks (have you looked > in your local grocery store for those?). > > Ron l > >

Re: [Phono-L] Columbia AK support arm wanted

2019-01-06 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
You could try Antique Phonograph Supply (APSCO). Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Bob Maffit via Phono-L Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2019 9:12 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Bob Maffit Subject: [Phono-L] Columbia AK support arm wanted Phono

Re: [Phono-L] Credenza X and VE8-12X motor rebuilds

2018-12-10 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
ISTR that home Depot/Lowes have little bags of wooden shims, like scraps of wood shingles that might work in place of popsicle sticks (have you looked in your local grocery store for those?). Ron l -Original Message- From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Robert

Re: [Phono-L] cylinder box lids / are reproes available?

2018-11-26 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
rom: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2018 9:55 AM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Ron L'Herault Subject: Re: [Phono-L] cylinder box lids / are reproes available? Don't know about tops but a friend of mine makes per

Re: [Phono-L] cylinder box lids / are reproes available?

2018-11-24 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Don't know about tops but a friend of mine makes perfect bottoms for the two sizes of Blue Amberol boxes. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Bob Maffit via Phono-L Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2018 10:10 AM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Bob Maffit

Re: [Phono-L] Victor VE8-12X tonearm mounting bracket

2018-11-20 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
and lifting the thing straight up out of the cabinet? Are there any resources regarding this operation online that I could peruse? Best as always, Robert _ From: Phono-L on behalf of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L Sent: Monday, November 19, 2018 1:24 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc

Re: [Phono-L] Victor VE8-12X tonearm mounting bracket

2018-11-19 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
The Victor book gives some tips on reducing hum, such as checking the plate tightness, and adding felt between cabinet and motorboard. There are no circuit components other than switches.Have you checked with George Vollema for the tone arm bracket? I understand that Wyatt Marcus is doing

Re: [Phono-L] Rgina Hexophone

2018-07-09 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
hard to pass up. Then pick up the cyl records 2 min black wax very nice and clean 30 of then for $45.00. Know where to put then. Jerry Koch. - From: "Ron L'Herault via Phono-L" To: "Antique Phonograph List" Cc: "Ron L'Herault&qu

[Phono-L] Rgina Hexophone

2018-07-08 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Any idea what they are going for these days in good condition? What would a fair offer be? Thanks, Ron L ___ Phono-L mailing list http://phono-l.org Unsubscribe: phono-l-unsubscr...@oldcrank.org

[Phono-L] Edison's tools

2018-05-25 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
This is what happened to the tooling at the Edison Factory when it shut down phono production 8-) PINK Dazey Can Opener ___ Phono-L mailing list http://phono-l.org Unsubscribe: phono-l-unsubscr...@oldcrank.org

Re: [Phono-L] Looking for a 1941 RCA crystal phonograph cartridge

2018-04-23 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Is that from one of the machines that plays both sides of a record using two tone arms, one above and one, spring loaded below? Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Richard Rubin via Phono-L Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2018 6:25 PM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org Cc:

Re: [Phono-L] 1A owners Model M question

2018-04-02 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Is there an approximately C shaped, square cross section wire coming off the back of the reproducer? Does it get lifted by the action of the paddle coming out of the stanchion? I'm looking at the 1A I have here. That C shape can be adjusted a bit. Closing the C lowers the reproducer a bit

Re: [Phono-L] Brunswick "Cortez" Questions

2018-03-27 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I have one as well. I don't remember if I've redone it or not. Have you done the puff test to see if gaskets leak? Visual inspection of the diaphragm? A bit of oil on the pivot system for the needle bar may help too. Ron L'Herault From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On

Re: [Phono-L] C-4 DD stylus

2018-02-17 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
on- I think the electric pick up Edison reproducers have a stylus cross bar that has a hole in the center of it to accept a steel needle. Charlie On Fri, 2/16/18, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> wrote: Subject: [Phono-L] C-

Re: [Phono-L] C-4 DD stylus

2018-02-16 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Was told that it is an Edison product. The little jar it is in has the number6927 on it. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Greg Bogantz via Phono-L Sent: Friday, February 16, 2018 5:56 PM To: Ron L'Herault via Phono-L Cc: Greg Bogantz Subject: Re

Re: [Phono-L] Phono repair in Orange County CA?

2017-12-20 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
a lot of active posts, I assume plenty of knowledgeable people are still receiving them. Jim Nichol On Dec 19, 2017, at 9:11 PM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> wrote: This list is not that active, unfortunately. Lots of migration to Face Book which I find

Re: [Phono-L] Phono repair in Orange County CA?

2017-12-19 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
in the past while. Thanks again! On December 18, 2017 at 8:50 PM Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> wrote: Don’t know where they are in relation to Orange County but have you looked into Wyatt’s Musical Americana? Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcra

Re: [Phono-L] Phono repair in Orange County CA?

2017-12-18 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Don’t know where they are in relation to Orange County but have you looked into Wyatt’s Musical Americana? Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of r kruz via Phono-L Sent: Monday, December 18, 2017 3:18 PM To: Antique Phonograph List Cc: r kruz Subject:

[Phono-L] Phonograph chat

2017-12-16 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Because of some updates, the phono chat address has changed slightly. It is now http://post.spmailtechn.com/f/a/O-5mWkbw6SZR8tdJM8wjlA~~/AABF2wA~/RgRcFvCPP0QZaHR0cHM6Ly9waG9uby1sLm9yZy9jaGF0L1cDc3BjWAQAQgoAAA-9NVqtbQwC The Saturday night at 9 Eastern start time remains. Ron L

Re: [Phono-L] Another Victor L-Door VV-XVI knob issue

2017-12-09 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I hate to ask the obvious, but have you contacted George Vollema? He's probably your best chance, if not for the knobs then maybe for the diameters of same. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Richard Rubin via Phono-L Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2017

Re: [Phono-L] Looking for a gold Victor door knob

2017-12-07 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Are they shaped just like the smaller, "normal" Victor knobs? Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Richard Rubin via Phono-L Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 8:42 PM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org Cc: Richard Rubin Subject: [Phono-L] Looking for a gold

Re: [Phono-L] Wanted: Columbia 611 grill

2017-10-19 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
With an unrelated personal note, Bill and I have dealt in the sale of some parts and I had the great pleasure to finally meet Bill in person at the last Mechanical Music Extravaganza. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of William Zucca via Phono-L Sent:

Re: [Phono-L] canadian phono parts supplier

2017-10-16 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
That's Mirek Stehlik. Not sure if he's still making parts. --Grant -Original Message- From: Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> To: phonolist <phonol...@yahoogroups.com>; 'Antique Phonograph List' <phono-l@oldcrank.org> Cc: Ron L'Herault <lhera

[Phono-L] canadian phono parts supplier

2017-10-16 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Hi Gang! I just came across a fuzzy print out/photocopy of parts available from a Canadian supplier. It looks like it is from the year 2000. Print portions are barely readable but it looks like the e-mail is phonoparts@?oh.ca The page is headed, "Quality Reproductions" It notes, 'No Gears,

[Phono-L] mystery horn

2017-10-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I saw a strange horn in an antique shop yesterday. It was around 24" long maybe, with a conical section mated to a paneled section. There were two suspension points, one a hollow rivet-reinforced hole a the opening end of one of the panels and the other point, two like-riveted holes close

Re: [Phono-L] Columbia upper belt pulley for BF needed

2017-08-15 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I take it you are looking for a wider belt and preferably one with edge or several rows of stitching? Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Bob Maffit via Phono-L Sent: Monday, August 14, 2017 11:35 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Bob Maffit Subject:

Re: [Phono-L] Excelda - Spare Fiber Gear?

2017-08-14 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
It's possible George Vollema might have one. Ron L -Original Message- From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Arvin W. Casas via Phono-L Sent: Monday, August 14, 2017 2:02 PM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org Cc: Arvin W. Casas Subject: [Phono-L] Excelda - Spare Fiber

Re: [Phono-L] Edison Grand Opera Cylinder Question

2017-08-10 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
That would be my guess too. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Immortal Performances via Phono-L Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2017 6:05 PM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org Cc: Immortal Performances Subject: [Phono-L] Edison Grand Opera Cylinder Question I'm

Re: [Phono-L] Edison floor crane wanted

2017-08-01 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Ryan, Have you asked George Vollema what he has available? Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Ryan Barna via Phono-L Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2017 7:52 PM To: Antique Phonograph List Cc: Ryan Barna Subject: [Phono-L] Edison floor crane wanted I'm

Re: [Phono-L] Edison recorder Styli Wanted

2017-07-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I don't think anyone makes them. And if you get one, the mounts are usually missing.If you have one, you can turn it a third of a turn to expose a fresh surface though. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Immortal Performances via Phono-L Sent:

Re: [Phono-L] Brunswick Blake Collender Co vertical reproducer

2017-06-29 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
What were these used in/on, Steve? Do they fit other machines, e.g. acoustical Victor arms? Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of SN Medved via Phono-L Sent: Monday, May 29, 2017 6:00 PM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org; phonolist Cc: SN Medved Subject: [Phono-L]

Re: [Phono-L] Wanted: Winding handle for Columbia 601 Viva Tonal

2017-05-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
m: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L Sent: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 10:18 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Ron L'Herault Subject: Re: [Phono-L] Wanted: Winding handle for Columbia 601 Viva Tonal Hi John, No, I've never taken the door off.

Re: [Phono-L] Hinges

2017-05-03 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
They are not very sophisticated bits of metal either. I'm wondering if you ground off the rivet on the broken hinge and then flattened it out, if you could not yourself or get someone to make for you, the flat shape of the hinge with countersunk holes. Then you could bend it and re-rivet to

Re: [Phono-L] Wanted: Winding handle for Columbia 601 Viva Tonal

2017-05-02 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
2X4. They also look like the ones that are recessed into the door sides in your photo, but I'm not sure how they would function together. Thanks again, John From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L Sent: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 2:38 PM

Re: [Phono-L] Hinges

2017-05-02 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
George Vollema is where I'd go. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of John Selph via Phono-L Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 6:00 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: John Selph Subject: [Phono-L] Hinges I have another phonograph, and Artophone, 4 door,

[Phono-L] belt and elbow

2017-05-01 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Hi Gang, A friend of mine would like to replace the leather elbow on his Zonophone with a new one to preserve the fragile original. He is also looking for the leather belting that Columbia used on its larger machines that has three lines of parallel stitching in it. Does anyone know a source

Re: [Phono-L] Wanted: Winding handle for Columbia 601 Viva Tonal

2017-04-04 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I've got a 611. They are supposed to be the same except for decorative parts. Could you use a Victor crank and re-therad it? Door dimensions: 17 1/8 wide, 20 9/16 high, 3/4" thick including the veneer. It looks like there is a taper on the top so the backside dimension for the height

Re: [Phono-L] Wanted: Columbia 611 grill

2017-03-15 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
out of just the grill for, say $50? I could drive down for it this weekend if we make the deal. Thanks for writing. BillZ On Mar 14, 2017 9:13 PM, "Ron L'Herault via Phono-L" <phono-l@oldcrank.org> wrote: I've got an entire functioning 611 with a somewhat rough cabinet you ca

[Phono-L] Big gold plated motor!

2017-03-14 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Anyone ever take springs out of a big gold plated (brass?) motor that has the meter for number of plays on the top It's a massive three spring motor. I got the cover off the single spring side but could not get the spring unhooked so that I could slide it off the shaft. Can't figure a way into

Re: [Phono-L] Listening Tube Wires For Sale - Again!

2017-01-01 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
M, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> wrote: I'd love to see a picture of the wires, Shawn. I can't imagine what they look like. Ron L'Herault lherault at verizon dot net From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Shawn ORourke via Phono-L

Re: [Phono-L] Listening Tube Wires For Sale - Again!

2017-01-01 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I'd love to see a picture of the wires, Shawn. I can't imagine what they look like. Ron L'Herault lherault at verizon dot net From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Shawn ORourke via Phono-L Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2017 8:32 PM To: Antique Phonograph List

Re: [Phono-L] Questions re. "transitioning a Columbia BF to a BFT"

2016-12-18 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
You may want to get the arm first and then get the back bracket that positions the arm at the correct distance . Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Bob Maffit via Phono-L Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2016 10:44 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Bob

Re: [Phono-L] "Sprung" Platter

2016-12-08 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Is that a pressed steel or solid turntable? It would probably be easier to find another turntable, but I'd also consider heat and/or talking to an older automotive body technician. Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of John Selph via Phono-L Sent:

Re: [Phono-L] instructions for rebuilding Orthophonic reproducers

2016-11-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Any luck with this? It's not a terrible job if the unit comes apart OK and does not suffer from pot metal disintegration issues. A friend of mine had made special jigs to hold things in position while doing tasks such as reinstalling the rather tiny ball bearings. Ron L From: Phono-L

Re: [Phono-L] Reproduction Orthophonic Reproducer shells?

2016-10-03 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
that he doesn't usually have them at the MME. Better give him a call. Regards, BillZ On Oct 3, 2016 5:52 PM, "Ron L'Herault via Phono-L" <phono-l@oldcrank.org> wrote: Thanks. Should be seeing him Sunday at the Mechanical Music Extravaganza! Ron L -Original Message---

Re: [Phono-L] Reproduction Orthophonic Reproducer shells?

2016-10-03 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
informed that Ron will not be at the Wayne show this weekend. Bummer for me too... George P. -Original Message- From: Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> To: 'Antique Phonograph List' <phono-l@oldcrank.org> Cc: Ron L'Herault <lhera...@verizon.net>

Re: [Phono-L] Reproduction Orthophonic Reproducer shells?

2016-10-03 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
: [Phono-L] Reproduction Orthophonic Reproducer shells? I believe Ron Sitko sells these parts. On 10/3/2016 10:06 AM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: > Does anyone sell parts to re-make a disintegrating Orthophonic > reproducer, such as the front shell and the threaded ring for the back?

[Phono-L] Reproduction Orthophonic Reproducer shells?

2016-10-03 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Does anyone sell parts to re-make a disintegrating Orthophonic reproducer, such as the front shell and the threaded ring for the back? Price? Thanks, Ron L ___ Phono-L mailing list

Re: [Phono-L] Swiss made, Gold plated?

2016-08-13 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
MI 49309 231-745-7175 victr...@triton.net www.victroladoctor.com On 8/12/2016 2:17 PM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: Don't remember if we can attach pics here but I tried anyhow. I'm trying to find out what this large Swiss made motor might have come out of. It is missing its spindle

Re: [Phono-L] Rebuilding columbia concert reproducer

2016-07-24 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
4:41 PM To: Antique Phonograph List Cc: Rob Subject: Re: [Phono-L] Rebuilding columbia concert reproducer Hi The rubber part is not very flexible and the diaphram needs to be replaced Its for a columbia deluxe machine Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 24, 2016, at 2:34 PM, Ron L'Herault via Phon

Re: [Phono-L] Rebuilding columbia concert reproducer

2016-07-24 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I've only had one apart that I can remember and the rubber gaskets were still amazingly flexible. It was not leaking so I did not replace them. Is your reproducer leaking or rattling? I'm in MA. Ron L -Original Message- From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of

Re: [Phono-L] Model K/S pointer needed

2016-05-02 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
g array of hard-to-find parts, and I've purchased many things from him in the past and will again in the future, but the prices tend to be high. Of course when you really need something, price is less of an object. John _____ From: Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> To

Re: [Phono-L] Model K/S pointer needed

2016-05-02 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
in the future, but the prices tend to be high. Of course when you really need something, price is less of an object. John _ From: Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> To: 'Antique Phonograph List' <phono-l@oldcrank.org> Cc: Ron L'Herault <lhera...@verizon.net>

Re: [Phono-L] Model K/S pointer needed

2016-05-01 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Have you asked George Vollema? Ron L From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of John Robles via Phono-L Sent: Sunday, May 01, 2016 9:11 PM To: Antique Phonograph List Cc: John Robles Subject: [Phono-L] Model K/S pointer needed Anyone got a pointer for a model K

Re: [Phono-L] Columbia No 15 viva tonal reproducer

2016-03-06 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
It is beveled and complicated. _ From: Phono-L <phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org> on behalf of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> Sent: Saturday, March 5, 2016 9:32 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Ron L'Herault Subject: Re: [Phono-L] Columbia No 15 viva tonal reproduce

Re: [Phono-L] Columbia No 15 viva tonal reproducer

2016-03-05 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
: Re: [Phono-L] Columbia No 15 viva tonal reproducer A rubber disc with holes, screws, and spacers. Steve M _ From: Phono-L <phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org> on behalf of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> Sent: Saturday, March 5, 2016 7:49 PM To: 'Antiqu

Re: [Phono-L] Columbia No 15 viva tonal reproducer

2016-03-05 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Medved Subject: Re: [Phono-L] Columbia No 15 viva tonal reproducer Thanks I really appreciate that, does anyone make the rubber isolator for these? _ From: Phono-L <phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org> on behalf of Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> Sent: Satur

Re: [Phono-L] Columbia No 15 viva tonal reproducer

2016-03-05 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I think that's about right.The screw lines up with the outer edge of the pivot by sight From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of SN Medved via Phono-L Sent: Saturday, March 05, 2016 4:56 PM To: phonolist; Antique Phonograph List Cc: SN Medved Subject: [Phono-L]

Re: [Phono-L] phonophan

2016-03-03 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
attery. Charles Caleb Colton Although this may be caused by a lack of research, the YouTube guy may have thought, it sounds good I will use it; not thinking it may already be in use. Steve M _ From: Phono-L <phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org> on behalf of Ron L'Herault via Phon

[Phono-L] phonophan

2016-03-02 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Tim Fabrizio has a website identified as phonophan. Is he also phonophan on YouTube or has someone else used that name there? Ron L ___ Phono-L mailing list http://phono-l.org Unsubscribe: phono-l-unsubscr...@oldcrank.org

Re: [Phono-L] Edison Triumph A 2/4 minute conversion kit?

2016-02-01 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
on the other as it is not round. The length is about right for the bent weight N but too long for the C or H. Steve _ From: Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> Sent: Monday, February 1, 2016 10:10 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Ron L'Herault Subject: Re: [P

Re: [Phono-L] Edison Triumph A 2/4 minute conversion kit?

2016-02-01 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I've been told that an ordinary office style staple is the right length and diameter for this link wire. How far from the truth is that? Ron L From: amberola75--- via Phono-L [mailto:phono-l@oldcrank.org] Sent: Monday, February 01, 2016 9:08 AM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org Cc:

[Phono-L] Saturday night phono chat

2016-01-16 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Hi folks, This is a reminder that there is a phonograph chat Saturday nights, 9:00 PM Eastern USA time at http://www.phono-l.org/chat/ At this point in the day, I think I will be there. I look forward to chatting with others about what/why they collect, parts they need, repair problems, the

Re: [Phono-L] Hi

2016-01-11 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Your message came through so that would indicate that the list is working, no? Ron L -Original Message- From: Rob via Phono-L [mailto:phono-l@oldcrank.org] Sent: Monday, January 11, 2016 12:13 PM To: Antique Phonograph List Cc: Rob Subject: [Phono-L] Hi Is the list still running I just

[Phono-L] Phono chat

2016-01-02 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
A little reminder, there is a phonograph chat room that has been going on since the 1990s every Saturday night at 9:00 Eastern US time; http://www.phono-l.org/chat/ ___ Phono-L mailing list http://phono-l.org Unsubscribe:

[Phono-L] Ediphone typease

2015-11-26 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
The foot pedal I had on Ebay for $10.00 didn't sell for the second time. Anyone interested in it for $5.00 plus the cost of shipping (package weighs 21 oz? Ron L'Herault North Attleboro, MA 02760 ___ Phono-L mailing list http://phono-l.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Phono-L] Crane for Edison Triumph?

2015-11-06 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
One thing you didn't address. Do you want original only or repro? And if it is original how nice does it have to be. George Vollema at Great Lakes Antique Phonographs is one source for either type. Google Edison Triumph and look at images to get an idea of the variety of options. Ron

[Phono-L] Standard X-2 arm

2015-10-29 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
I've put a nice X-2 arm up on Ebay if anyone is in need. Search for item number 191723956676 It ends Sunday. Ron L ___ Phono-L mailing list http://phono-l.org Unsubscribe: phono-l-unsubscr...@oldcrank.org

Re: [Phono-L] Sonora bombe and record folders

2015-10-18 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Not having access to the SEM is the only downside to retirement. Ron L From: SN Medved via Phono-L [mailto:phono-l@oldcrank.org] Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2015 10:37 PM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org Cc: SN Medved Subject: Re: [Phono-L] Sonora bombe and record folders

Re: [Phono-L] Delivery Status Notification (Failure)

2015-10-18 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Cue Annette Hanshaw singing, "We Just Couldn't Say Good-bye." Ron L From: D P Ingram via Phono-L [mailto:phono-l@oldcrank.org] Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2015 10:14 AM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org Cc: D P Ingram Subject: Re: [Phono-L] Delivery Status Notification (Failure) It seems

Re: [Phono-L] Server Maintenance Done

2015-10-18 Thread Ron L'Herault via Phono-L
Thanks, Loran. Now what can we do to get people on the phono chat (Sat. nights, 9:00 Eastern) again? I sure do miss those nights with you, Darold, Wayne, the ladies and so many others. Ron L -Original Message- From: Antique Phonograph List via Phono-L [mailto:phono-l@oldcrank.org]