Thursday, October 22, 2009, 10:07:00 AM, you wrote:
Perhaps we should change the topic to where to buy Bamboo?
> From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad
> re bamboo needles:
>> > It is my humble opinion based on over 40 years of collection acoustic 78s
>> > that playing them with bamboo needles is the way to go .
>> > Bamboo needles cause almost no wear and have a moderate volume
>> > and good musical tone . In my collection are many Zonophone , Victor ,
>> > Columbia ,Emerson and others that
>> > I have played many dozens of times over the years on a Victor Model ll (
>> > which has a laminated Oak
>> > Horn ) with fibre ( bamboo ) needles . They still play clear , loud and
>> > relatively noise free. The grooves appear rather smooth and clean viewed
>> > 100x under a microscope .
>> > John Eberle
>> > AMERICANA CD MASTERING
>> > 313 EAST COLLEGE STREET SUITE 3A
>> > DICKSON , TENNESSEE 37055
>> > 615-441-4660
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