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by Soulsaver
Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Steamy rehearsal room
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Steamy rehearsal room

In years past Silica gel bags were installed in accordions for shipment and when the dealer received the accordions, they should have been removed. (The reason they were stapled in.) Silica gel will absorb moisture and retains it, (but unless it's removed), and dried out, will retain the moisture i...
by Soulsaver
Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Accordion Model Help???
Replies: 7
Views: 330

Re: Accordion Model Help???

Thanks for coming back... better late ... :) 24 white keys are c49cm for a full size instrument - 43cm is the common Hohner compact size. it would fetch c, £100 -200 at auction here in the UK depending on playable condition. Not a clue what it'd do in Oz. I've got a Hohner compact 3 voice 120 but I'...
by Soulsaver
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4824
Views: 149873

Re: The Music Game

Gene Chandler - London Town
by Soulsaver
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4824
Views: 149873

Re: The Music Game

Jamaica Farewell - Earl Klugh
by Soulsaver
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4824
Views: 149873

Re: The Music Game

oops - confused myself, didn't realise we're waiting for me,,,

5th Dimension - Too Poor To Die
by Soulsaver
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Steamy rehearsal room
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Steamy rehearsal room

Boy, this thread turned out to be a lot less interesting than its title seemed to promise. :shock: :lol: :lol: Would a silica gel bag added (stapled) inside help avoid the rust? I've seen them in a couple of mine, but I'm guessing they've been retro fitted... that sounds pro, do'nit? Why use a long...
by Soulsaver
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Age - Aches & pains...
Replies: 36
Views: 1326

Re: Age - Aches & pains...

PS 48 bass is too small in my opinion, it hasn't got enough mass to keep it still. If I have to go smaller than the 96, I think I'd try a 120 bass lady model - like a 1950s Hohner Carmen (Pic) ... or a full size 72
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by Soulsaver
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Age - Aches & pains...
Replies: 36
Views: 1326

Re: Age - Aches & pains...

Hi Imschgo - thank you for taking the time to post this. I note it's also your first post so very much appreciated. I have seen the private physio who believed it to be a pinched nerve. Whilst it has improved a lot, it wasn't the immediate success she predicted. So I'm still 'off' playing and it sti...
by Soulsaver
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: Casali Verona
Replies: 21
Views: 424

Re: Casali Verona

Hi Davey - well if it sounds as good as the one in the vid when you're done it will be wellll worth it... Boisterous or what? I love these curved keyboards with the showman look and have pondered buying one but wondered how it would affect finger memory switching back to any of the rest of my collec...
by Soulsaver
Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Grading pieces written for piano accordion
Replies: 6
Views: 246

Re: Grading pieces written for piano accordion

Or here is the Everybody's Fav graded one with even more pics... located US http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1953-Everybodys-Favorite-Graded-Accordion-Pieces-Songbook-160pgs-Begin-Advanced-/382183083693?hash=item58fbe30ead:g:52UAAOSwjVVVj4SO All the method books get progressively more difficult. You can se...