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Re: Band Organ Vacuum Loss
By Matthew Caulfield

Before I did anything major to try to fix a band organ suffering from low vacuum, when the organ played fine before being put away for the winter, I'd just try running it continuously for a few days, giving it a chance to settle itself. After a long period of disuse an organ needs a little time to get the stiffness out of its bones. Chances are this won't solve a vacuum-loss problem as severe as Gordon describes, but it might, and it won't cost anything.

(Message sent Fri 10 Jan 1997, 15:56:10 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

Key Words in Subject:  Band, Loss, Organ, Vacuum

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