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Converting Barrel Organ to Play Music Rolls
By Alan Erb

I converted a wonderful North Tonawanda barrel organ to play
Wurlitzer paper rolls with no modifications to the organ.  I installed
a "mounting board" to the original barrel support, using a single #6
(small) screw at each end, and mounted all the Wurlitzer gear to this
added board.  A split wooden pulley drives the roll frame, or could use
electric.  The organ can be returned to its original configuration with
two barrels in less than an hour.

Alan Erb


(Message sent Sat 13 Oct 2007, 20:32:32 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

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