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by JIM D.
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4828
Views: 150165

Re: The Music Game

Howie your right !! I tried to delete it but it's still there.
by JIM D.
Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: Greetings from Poland :-)
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: Greetings from Poland :-)

Dziekuje Ci Plotr :
Yes my Polish just may be 2nd hand Polish.
I have an Italian and Canadian French heritage, but I grew up and went to school in a predominantly Polish city. And my late wife was Polish.
Wybacz mi ;
Jim D.
by JIM D.
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: I need help with removal of this rod
Replies: 16
Views: 241

Re: I need help with removal of this rod

Please go here and read this section --- http://www.accordionrevival.com/ACCORDI ... ing_keys--
And get back here for ??'s
You will need lockjaw pliers and twist the rod to remove it. Replacing the spindle will require to lube it and spin it back in.
by JIM D.
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: SILA accordion?
Replies: 6
Views: 117

Re: SILA accordion?

You bought it for the right price. A nice cadaver for the novice accordion repairman to practice with. :tup:
by JIM D.
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Did Rock 'n' Roll kill the accordion?
Replies: 21
Views: 588

Re: Did Rock 'n' Roll kill the accordion?

There is a local New England group with an accordionist. He's using a older Excelsior "OO" that I rebuilt for him.




The kids seem to love it.
by JIM D.
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: SILA accordion?
Replies: 6
Views: 117

Re: SILA accordion?

If I bought for parts - I would pay no more than $25.00 USD.
by JIM D.
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: Greetings from Poland :-)
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: Greetings from Poland :-)

Czese i witay Piotr;
Podobne jak Twoje filmy.
by JIM D.
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: SILA accordion?
Replies: 6
Views: 117

Re: SILA accordion?

A nice looking box from the late 20's. I have access to many of these but, I must tell you that any time and repair parts needed for one of these will out value the box when refurbished. And also the box when refurbished will still have at the finish, a crud action compared to a box from the early 3...
by JIM D.
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Steamy rehearsal room
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Re: Steamy rehearsal room

In years back, accordions shipped had their bass machines with shims installed to prevent damage in shipment and when shipped overseas had silica gel packets installed. Both the shims and the silica bags were supposed to be removed when the dealer received the product before sale. (the reason they w...