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Seek Plans for Rolmonica Spool Frame
By John Adams

A few years ago I found what appears to be Rolmonica rolls in an
antique shop in Portland, Oregon.  There were about a dozen.  None
have a tune name and none have the leader still attached, but they
are meant to play 12 notes.

Now, without a genuine Rolmonica, I would like to construct a spool
frame of some sort, read them somehow, and have them play a set of
pipes or reeds, both of which I have.  Could anyone direct me to
plans for a simple player and also how to build a reed box?

I have played around with using light sensitive transistors for hole
detection so primarily I need help in building a simple spool box.
Any clues will be appreciated.

John Adams

(Message sent Tue 4 Apr 2006, 15:26:09 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

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