[AMRadio] 78 records


Gary Schafer garyschafer at comcast.net
Thu Jan 21 12:21:05 EST 2010


Anyone know what the old "thick" records are worth these days?

73
Gary K4FMX

> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net [mailto:amradio-
> bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of jon baker
> Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:19 AM
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 78 records
> 
>      Larry,
>    The 80 RPM records were made for the Edison players, which
>   used a real diamond stylus. They are ruined by playing on
>   a Victor or other player with a steel "needle".
>    One of my Edison records was recorded by Thomas himself,
>   a plea for War Bonds during WW1.
>   Please save the "thick" ones for a real Edison machine.
>     Jon  AD5HR
> 
> --- On Wed, 1/20/10, Larry WA9VRH <wa9vrh at dishmail.net> wrote:
> 
> > From: Larry WA9VRH <wa9vrh at dishmail.net>
> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 78 records
> > To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 8:17 PM
> > Hi Bob,
> >
> > Go ckeck out the local antique malls. We visit one in
> > Princeton Il about 50
> > miles North of Peoria that have tons of 78's.
> >
> > I am always looking for the 80 rpm's that are at least
> > twice as thick for
> > the windup phonographs.
> >
> > 73 Larry WA9VRH
> >
> > If you can't find any there is an antique place here in
> > Peoria that may have
> > some. I can stop by there on my way home one day.
> >
> > Larry
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bob Peters" <rwpeters at swbell.net>
> > To: "'AM'" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 3:10 PM
> > Subject: [AMRadio] 78 records
> >
> >
> > > Hi guys, Maybe a little off topic but I need a
> > > couple 78 records preferably big band type. I just
> > > got a nice am/sw radio and record player with a 15
> > > inch speaker  that is 4 feet tall and about 20
> > > inches wide. Had the turntable fixed and cartridge
> > > fixed so all is working and no records.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Very Best 73's,
> > >
> > > Bob W1PE
> > >
> > > Mesquite,TX
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