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by JIM D.
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Reed buzzing?
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: Reed buzzing?

Yes Paul is quite correct, If this is one of the leathers you have straightened and replaced it is possibly is now to stiff (not pliable)it will also cause a buzzing effect. An inside (the reed block) leather may also cause the same effect. I must applaud you to endeavor to take on a personal effort...
by JIM D.
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Reed buzzing?
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: Reed buzzing?

Try remelting the wax around the reed plate. If this does not work, it just might be a misaligned reed tongue. Try looking here under "Misalignment" ----
http://accordionrevival.com/ACCORDION_REPAIR_3.php
by JIM D.
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Forum software upgrade
Replies: 29
Views: 596

Re: Forum software upgrade

Having the same problem.
by JIM D.
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Replacing reed leathers?
Replies: 10
Views: 109

Re: Replacing reed leathers?

You can also get it here ---
https://www.shoerepairglue.com/
by JIM D.
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Replacing reed leathers?
Replies: 10
Views: 109

Re: Replacing reed leathers?

That glue that shoemakers use is really just barge cement. It gets that name from barge owners that have used it in the past to glue old tires to their barge. :lol: https://www.amazon.com/Barge-All-Purpose-Cement-Neutral/dp/B00A3UTMJM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1498072711&sr=8-1&keywords=barge+cement I ...
by JIM D.
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Excelsior Accordiana 508
Replies: 5
Views: 71

Re: Excelsior Accordiana 508

Not sure of the condition of yours, I must say that they may be a student model but made with semi-pro qualities. When I have a refurbished one in the shop I can get $850+ and if a pickup installed $1000+. And on your reed leather ??'s See Here --- http://www.accordionrevival.com/ACCORDION_REPAIR1.p...
by JIM D.
Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Excelsior Accordiana 508
Replies: 5
Views: 71

Re: Excelsior Accordiana 508

1950 to early 1960 :tup:
by JIM D.
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Identifying reeds
Replies: 8
Views: 159

Re: Identifying reeds

The accordion in your Pic's has individual reed plates. An accordion of this age made in the Tula region (Russia) would in most cases have plates with many reed tongues. Your box looks like a 50 to 60 year old product made by Weltmeister then at the time was in the Soviet Block (other side of the wa...
by JIM D.
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Identifying reeds
Replies: 8
Views: 159

Re: Identifying reeds

(1st) Make and Model of the box (2nd) Are the reeds machine or hand made (3rd) Bassoon , clarinet or piccolo (4th) what octave from chin (5th) treble or bass side.
and (6th) Pic's would help.
by JIM D.
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4769
Views: 137441

Re: The Music Game

"If I Never Knew You Cared" -- Eddie Peregrina ---