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"Plastic Paper" for Music Rolls
By Ingmar Krause

[ Wallace Venable wrote in 060530 MMDigest:

> I have three John Smith organ rolls cut by Melvin Wright on "plastic
> paper," and it looks like good stuff.  When I tried a quick Google
> search I did not get clear answers.  Could you post specific
> references?  You can do so without making recommendations.

Hello Wallace, the "plastic paper" is "good stuff", because it is
 - more durable then paper
 - stronger then paper
 - water-resistant

But! -- once this stuff starts to rip, you are in big-time trouble!
It doesn't glue as well as paper and thus "repairing" a ripped roll is
quite a vain effort.

What would you use the "plastic paper" for?
 - If you just trying to extend/replace the beginning/end of your paper
rolls with this: great!
 - If you wanna punch your own music: unless you have really good and
precise as well as sharp machinery: *forget it!*

Just my 2 cents,
I. Krause
Burnaby, B.C., Canada


(Message sent Wed 31 May 2006, 23:17:08 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

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