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by JIM D.
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Bass Strap for Vintage (1960s) Itallian Accordion
Replies: 9
Views: 211

Re: Bass Strap for Vintage (1960s) Itallian Accordion

https://www.harborfreight.com/leather-punch-tool-97715.html or https://www.walmart.com/ip/9-Rubber-Gripped-Carbon-Steel-6-Size-Revolving-Leather-Hole-Punch-Tool-w-Brass/155967096 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jseTL2x8jRA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOLvcHJB_Vw https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Acco...
by JIM D.
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Rusted Keyboard axle
Replies: 14
Views: 335

Re: Rusted Keyboard axle

Replacing the rod is the same in reverse. Once it's out, clean it, and wipe lube on it (WD40) and spin it back in. "DO NOT TAP IT IN" as this will cause keyboard damage.
:tup:
by JIM D.
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Only in Brazil!
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Only in Brazil!

Much nicer with accordion background -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qupTdTKrDSk
by JIM D.
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Rusted Keyboard axle
Replies: 14
Views: 335

Re: Rusted Keyboard axle

If you have enough rod exposed to fit a drill chuck on it, spin the rod and start puling it gently.
:tup:
by JIM D.
Mon May 28, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Accordions and Gizmodo, what's in common??
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: Accordions and Gizmodo, what's in common??

I posted this, but nice repeat.
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=6725
by JIM D.
Sat May 26, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: I Like That!
Topic: Show Me Your Nerd
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Show Me Your Nerd

Paul Ramunni has a new clip on GIZMOTO and a nice program on his museum --

https://gizmodo.com/c/show-me-your-nerd
by JIM D.
Thu May 10, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: what is this instrument
Replies: 22
Views: 881

Re: what is this instrument

Read the bottom of the add.
It can be had in 12 , 16 & 18 Basses.
Also notice it's French & comes with (Bellows Straps) :tup:
by JIM D.
Thu May 10, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Tuning tools?
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: Tuning tools?

I've been using scratch tools, files, picks & a Dremel for 40 years now. What I use depends the type of reed and if it's mounted or unmounted. All these tools work well when used properly. It really depends on your "Cup O Tea". New hand made reeds are tuned by machine & cleaned up by filing -- see h...
by JIM D.
Wed May 02, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Questions re. music notation
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: Questions re. music notation

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS792US792&ei=vxPqWsrLCqOG5wLQpJwQ&q=music+notation+symbols+triangle&oq=music+notation+symbols+&gs_l=psy-ab.1.3.0l10.15179.15179.0.18083.1.1.0.0.0.0.96.96.1.1.0....0...1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.1.96....0.JXMyjkugGn8 https://bretpimentel.com/jazz-chord-symbols-a-pr...
by JIM D.
Tue May 01, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Digital & Midi Accordions
Topic: Matching bellows performance on Roland accordions
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Re: Matching bellows performance on Roland accordions

Hi Isidro:
When you come down this weekend with your Pigini, bring your 3x and I'll demonstrate the ease of a "V" accordions bellows control verses an acoustic accordion's bellows.
JIM
by JIM D.
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Break in of new bellows
Replies: 4
Views: 208

Re: Break in of new bellows

New bellows straps are available in the US.
http://frment.com/accordion-accessories ... ws-straps/
by JIM D.
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Need a new bass strap
Replies: 8
Views: 292

Re: Need a new bass strap

You will need a 21" replacement Bass strap and cut to fit.
Browse here -
http://frment.com/accordion-accessories ... -hardware/
by JIM D.
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4936
Views: 206380

Re: The Music Game

"It Takes Two To Tango" -- Louis Armstrong --
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4iMNrwGBbQ
by JIM D.
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Building a on off switch for third M register
Replies: 25
Views: 763

Re: Building a on off switch for third M register

Hi Wout:
Send me a PM - so you and I expand on your endeavor.
JIM