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by Soulsaver
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Age - Aches & pains...
Replies: 24
Views: 506

Re: Age - Aches & pains...

Blimey - we've touched a nerve here... (pun)lol. I'm inclined to agree with the pinched nerve theory, which is what we call 'trapped' here. It's feeling a lot better today... but I don't want to say too much in tempting providence. Thanks for all the input, you're good guys (inc. the ladies). Update...
by Soulsaver
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Age - Aches & pains...
Replies: 24
Views: 506

Re: Age - Aches & pains...

I'll be revisiting my own thread about smaller lighter accordions then George... :) Seeing new private Physio Tuesday for 2nd opinion, who thinks from telephone conversation description it's a trapped nerve. Old Physio Friday for review. Thanks for the suggestions (& sympathy) much appreciated, I'll...
by Soulsaver
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Age - Aches & pains...
Replies: 24
Views: 506

Re: Age - Aches & pains...

Can i politely ask what age range you are in, i am in the pensioner range and have similar problems, my physiotherapist gave me a piece of stretchy elastic to stretch, which has had little effect. I am now trying pressups, kill or cure. If you find anything that helps your playing please let me kno...
by Soulsaver
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Accordions (and accessories) For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Vignoni Philharmonic IV 120 Bass Accordion
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: For Sale: Vignoni Philharmonic IV 120 Bass Accordion

JIM D. wrote:
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:21 am
A most certainly a " Ceveat Emptor".
Nah Jim, Pretty sure it's a Vignoni..
:lol: :lol:
by Soulsaver
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Age - Aches & pains...
Replies: 24
Views: 506

Re: Age - Aches & pains...

Thanks, probably sound advice for other readers, so useful, but - I know where I get aches if I overdo the practice... so I don't. (& not doing any for now)... and I'm already economic with bellows movement, George. Paul, my regular squeeze is a 96 bass Guerrini Oxford ...I don't play the Atlantic.....
by Soulsaver
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Age - Aches & pains...
Replies: 24
Views: 506

Re: Age - Aches & pains...

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by Soulsaver
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Age - Aches & pains...
Replies: 24
Views: 506

Age - Aches & pains...

So, I'm not playing... & not practicing. :( Why? Left shoulder pain, neck pain same side, pins & needles along left collar bone/nerve/muscle, numbness in same vacinity.. No trauma in the recent past. Been getting worse for weeks. Doesn't really seem to interfere with playing... but after playing mak...
by Soulsaver
Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Unknown accordion
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: Unknown accordion

No takers? The register switches are typical Weltmeister.

They produced accordions under various brands one of which is Luciano which is what I think this could be the traces of on the front.
by Soulsaver
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Street music whilst on holiday
Replies: 13
Views: 287

Re: Street music whilst on holiday

I have seen accordionists play at al fresco restaurants in Paphos. Popular, too - no tables free.
by Soulsaver
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: PA Skype Teacher Recommendations
Replies: 15
Views: 384

Re: PA Skype Teacher Recommendations

Hi all. I've been learning piano accordion from the Palmer Hughes books for a couple of months now and I'm happy with my progress so far. However I think a teacher is going to be a big help in the long run and I can't find one in my local area. Has anybody here taken lessons via Skype, and if so wh...