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Very interesting film!  I wonder how much each plating step degrades the
sound.

That's the craziest record changer (at the end of the video) I've ever
seen.  Anyone know what that is?

- Ellis Burman


On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 12:43 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Hi Rod:
>
> Check out this film:
> https://archive.org/details/CommandP1942
>
> It talks about the compound used to make RCA Victor 78RPM records as of
> the early 1940s.
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "rod smear" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 3:08 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Shellac?
>
>
>
>  Came upon this while reading Lewisohn's Tune In Beatles biography:
>> "Shellac is resin produced from the secretions of the female lac beetle in
>> trees in India and Thailand". I had no idea. What was the percentage of
>> shellac used in those 78's? Anyone have additional information regarding
>> shellac?
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Rod
>>
>>


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Ellis
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