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I actually own a STEREO 78! It was pressed, probably in 1968, by RCA Canada.
What I WISH I owned was its companion...which seems to be a Quadrophonic
78...!

Steven C. Barr

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From: "Dan Nelson" <[log in to unmask]>
> Here in california i would consult  BQS  "better quality sound", sepulveda 
> ca and Rainbow records in chatsworth ca.
> BQS does custom mastering and  Rainbow does pressing.. no shellac but 
> heavy vinyl.
> dneslon
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> --- On Sun, 4/4/10, David Weiner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> From: David Weiner <[log in to unmask]>
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Pressing 78s today & Audio Research URL
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Date: Sunday, April 4, 2010, 10:22 AM
>> Here's a site that deals with some of
>> the MANY 78s that have been pressed since the 60s:
>> http://www.cool78s.com/index.html
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>> Dave Weiner
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>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Malcolm Rockwell"
>> <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2010 9:57 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Pressing 78s today & Audio
>> Research URL
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>> > Really? This is the first I've heard of this. Even
>> though India is in the part of the world where the lac
>> beetle lives, and thus closer to the source of shellac, I've
>> never heard of a pressing plant, in India or anywhere else
>> for that matter, still set up to make the biscuits to
>> actually press shellac 78s. Not to mention having an actual
>> working water heated press.
>> > I've asked before on other lists whether a portable,
>> one-off press was used in pressing plant audio labs c.
>> 1935-40 for making single test pressings, possibly for
>> cutter, stylus or new shellac formulation tests. I've never
>> gotten an answer, but it seems likely that someone must have
>> produced one.
>> > Hmmm, I think I'll go for a troll through the Audio
>> Record magazine archive today. Maybe I'll spot one there.
>> > Here's the URL, just in case you may have missed the
>> first posting here:
>> > http://www.archive.org/details/audiorecord4552newyrich
>> > Malcolm
>> >
>> > *******
>> >
>> > Nigel Barrett wrote:
>> >> Go to India the only country I know still making
>> 78's.n.a.b.
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 7:40 PM, Sueiro Bal Marcos
>> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
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>> >>> Greetings
>> >>> A client of a friend wants to press "78s". By
>> this I assume he means
>> >>> coarse-groove discs spinning at 78 RPM --who
>> knows with what curve. Anyone
>> >>> know of a mastering facility that can cut such
>> a lacquer? I could not find
>> >>> an answer in the archives. He does not expect
>> anyone to actually play them.
>> >>>
>> >>> If anyone knows of a pressing plant capable of
>> pressing 78s, I'd appreciate
>> >>> that too. I assume no one in the world can
>> press shellac anymore, but maybe
>> >>> thick vinyl?
>> >>>
>> >>> I would not even bother asking, but knowing
>> this exists
>> >>>
>> >>> http://www.phonographcylinders.com/index.htm
>> >>>
>> >>> I thought there may be a chance.
>> >>>
>> >>> Next up --tinfoil-cylinder reissues of classic
>> 1980s CDs.
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks!
>> >>>
>> >>> Marcos
>> >>>
>> >>> Marcos Sueiro Bal
>> >>> Masterdisk
>> >>> [log in to unmask]
>> >>> 718.902.7441
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >>
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