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Sustain Pedal Operates Randomly
By Larry Mayo

In a message dated 11/22/01 1:55:20 AM Central Standard Time,
rolls@foxtail.com writes:

> Stop the roll on a sustain perforation.  Place the index finger of the
> left hand firmly over the sustain hole (tb3) and lift the finger up and
> down, allowing air alternately into the hole.  If this doesn't produce
> the desired result, you have a tubing error.
>

Hmm, tube 3?  I'm using the scale from an old PPCo catalog that
shows tube 8 as the sustain hole and 3 as tympani.  Is it wrong?

Larry Mayo

 [ The counting scheme must be defined.  The scale template shown at
 [ http://mmd.foxtail.com/Tech/Scales/Coinola-O.html assumes 100 holes,
 [ numbered as 0 through 99.  This is the reference scheme used in
 [ Ampico and Welte service literature.  -- Robbie


(Message sent Thu 22 Nov 2001, 21:42:17 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

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