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Seek Castanets Mechanism for Orchestrion
By Gary Stevenson

Does any MMDer have images or drawings of a castanets player for an
orchestrion or band organ?  I like the sound they make and I would like
to assemble one for my orchestrion.

I will modify information as required for my needs.  I have never
studied this percussion piece and need to understand what goes on when
one is playing.

I once adapted a Link reiterating pneumatic for my orchestrion by
doubling its size and building a mount.  It works great and is playing
in my orchestrion.  Now I would like to try to add a castanets sound to

Gary Stevenson
So. St. Louis, MO

 [ See "The Orchestrion Builder's Manual and Pneumatics Handbook",
 [ by Craig Brougher, available from the author and described at
 [  -- Robbie

(Message sent Wed 27 Nov 2002, 16:47:37 GMT, from time zone GMT-0600.)

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