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New Suction Boxes from PPCo
By Craig Brougher

The Player Piano Co. (Wichita KS) has, in the past, had problems
with various suction boxes.  I seldom use them.  But I just received
a couple in the mail and believe that they are the best suction box
I have ever used, that I didn't have to build myself.

The box seems to just hover at a reliable 8-10" of vacuum, and will
just stay there and barely growl at you.  I really like that.  The
difference seems to be using the proper triac in the motor control

They are quiet, well-built, and although they still have that 2-wire
switch (it should be a three wire switch to separate 'play' and
'reroll'), they are as reliable a unit as I have ever known about.
I can heartily recommend them to everybody!

Craig Brougher

(Message sent Tue 23 Nov 1999, 12:50:14 GMT, from time zone GMT-0600.)

Key Words in Subject:  Boxes, New, PPCo, Suction

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