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Hello George,

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

> Hello,

> re bamboo needles:

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>> > 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
>> at 
>> > 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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