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Identifying Clark and Capital A-rolls
By Don Teach

Nickel Knowledge -- Have you ever wondered how to tell a Capital A-roll
from a Clark/Automatic A-roll when the leader is missing?

Simple: the Sustain and Soft perf's are always Chain perforations on
the Clark/Automatic rolls, and the Capital Sustain is a continuous

Also most, but not all, Capital rolls have a metal piece in the core
that keeps the core from slipping on the spool, but Clark/Automatic have
a wooden piece.

Don Teach
Shreveport Music Co, 1610 E. Bert Kouns
Shreveport,  LA  71105

(Message sent Fri 3 Oct 1997, 15:15:16 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

Key Words in Subject:  A-rolls, Capital, Clark, Identifying

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