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I did the custom shelving. Still working on sorting and populating...

joe salerno

On 6/7/2012 12:17 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
> A large industrial building or barn, if you want easy access to
> everything. Better be at ground level, too. I can tell you that about
> 1000 records takes up, in total, about 10 feet across and about 7 feet
> high, and that's a collection that doesn't have a lot of box sets. 1000
> opera records probably takes up 30-50% more space. I'm about to just
> give in and crank open the wallet for custom shelving so I can put all
> my LPs together on one wall. It would make access and organization simpler.
>
> Does anyone know someone who makes those heavy-duty plywood "cubbyhole"
> record shelves like used to be common in record stores?
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "[log in to unmask]"
> <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 1:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Who HAS vinyl................. to sell?
>
>
>> Exactly how much space is required to house 300k records?
>>
>> joe salerno
>>
>>
>> On 6/7/2012 11:50 AM, James Roth wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> Has anyone/everyone seen this article in the LA Times?
>>> http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2012/04/murray-gershenzs-300000-plus-record-collection-is-no-bestseller.html
>>>
>>> He's got 300,000 records/cylinders, etc. for sale. He's only asking
>>> 1,500,000.
>>>
>>> Whew! Does anyone have that kind of moolah or space?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Ben Roth
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Steven Smolian
>>> Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 12:11 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Who needs vinyl?
>>>
>>> This implies that lacquers were in use before Pailey acquired what
>>> became Columbia Records in 1938. It has been my impression that the
>>> change-over occurred early in his tenure and that the new studios at
>>> 799 7th Ave were equiped specifically for this purpose. Is there more
>>> deail on this?
>>>
>>> Steve Smolian
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Dennis Rooney
>>> Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 11:33 AM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Who needs vinyl?
>>>
>>> Dear Steve,
>>>
>>> Almost invariably, , and always after 1940, is the answer to your
>>> first question. EMI Columbia continued to master on beeswax until the
>>> introduction of magnetic tape.
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 11:03 AM, Steve Smolian<[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi, Dennis at al,
>>>>
>>>> Does this imply that all US Columbia 78s after they began using
>>>> lacquers were dubs?
>>>>
>>>> Was this process used in Europe as well and, if so, any idea when?
>>>>
>>>> Steve Smolian
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message----- From: Dennis Rooney
>>>> Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 10:35 AM
>>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Who needs vinyl?
>>>>
>>>> That was likely the case for the BSO recordings made after the
>>>> Petrillo Ban, i.e. 1944-1950.
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Karl Miller
>>>> <[log in to unmask]>**
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> --- On Thu, 6/7/12, Dennis Rooney<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Columbia first employed lacquer discs (referred to as
>>>>>> "instantotiles") in lieu of beeswax in 1936. Victor seems to have
>>>>>> used them as of 1940 although not consistently.
>>>>>
>>>>> As an aside, I was told (by someone who should know) that the early
>>>>> Victor LP transfers of things like the Boston Symphony were made from
>>>>> the lacquers. Hence, the sound quality on those first transfers
>>>>> (subject to the quality of the vinyl) could be somewhat better than
>>>>> subsequent transfers made from either the 78 pressings or metal
>>>>> masters.
>>>>>
>>>>> Does anyone know more about this?
>>>>>
>>>>> Karl
>>>>>
>>>>> Karl
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Dennis D. Rooney
>>>> 303 W. 66th Street, 9HE
>>>> New York, NY 10023
>>>> 212.874.9626
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Dennis D. Rooney
>>> 303 W. 66th Street, 9HE
>>> New York, NY 10023
>>> 212.874.9626
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Joe Salerno
>>
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Joe Salerno