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Restoration advice C1924 Thorens “Picnic” record player and Edison C1905 Cyliner player

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Yes, I sent the horn to Sydney to be redone - I did not have a bath big enough to immerse it in to clean off the crud.


The sound is as you would expect - certainly not "HiFi", but interesting to hear the origins of the species.


Certainly both are "talking points" in the house and the owner of both was going to dispose of them in the tip, so I think that they have another 100 years in them now (unlike me)!


I recon better cables may help 😉.

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A great job there mate, but I have one question. Why did you spell your name Mslcolm in your profile panel? 🤔

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1 hour ago, bob_m_54 said:

A great job there mate, but I have one question. Why did you spell your name Mslcolm in your profile panel? 🤔

Thanks, fixed!

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I love hearing stories of great audio gear being saved from the tip. 



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