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Oh, this was years ago. Syracuse and Corland NY stores. They were going to throw out all the 78's. I 
offered a nickel each and walked out with a large box from each place. Mostly worn out, so good 
fodder to play the Victrola once in a while.

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Sent: Monday, January 21, 2008 6:00 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] speaking of ye olde 78 needles ...


>
> In a message dated 1/21/2008 5:34:43 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> [log in to unmask] writes:
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> Does  anyone sell cactus needles anymore? Can those types be used in an
> original  Victrola machine
> (pre-RCA)? No, I don't play good condition 78's on this  thing, I have a
> whole box of Salvation Army
> 5 cent disks to play on it,  but I'm wondering if a cactus needle is slightly
> gentler? Does it sound
> any better?
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
>
>
> Please direct me to the nearest Salvation Army that still charges 5 cents
> for 78 disks.
>
> Don Chichester
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