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Broken Spring Motor in Apollo Player Piano

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We a have a Melville Clark Apollo player piano that did work and now
has broken.  This piano is foot-pedal operated, and it has an automatic

The other day, when rewinding the roll I'd just got done playing, there
was a loud pop -- sounded like a spring broke.  Now the piano will do
nothing.  I believe that inside the big gear there is a spring and that
is where the problem is.  I have two pictures; they are:

I'm hoping maybe you could give me some guidance and tell me if this is
the possible problem and where I might get a new part, or even any good
books on Apollo player pianos.


(Message sent Tue 13 Feb 2001, 17:23:55 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

Key Words in Subject:  Apollo, Broken, Motor, Piano, Player, Spring

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