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The largest record collection in the world

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  • The largest record collection in the world

    I just access this video via a Quebec's audio forum. The link is from Youtube:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzvEag0TQvY

    Sébastien

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    Wow thks for sharing Sabastien. Its really sad that Paul has to give up his collection due to failing health.

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    • #3
      I've seen it in the tube and also in the tele. BTW thanks for sharing. Lately in the US, thousands of historical recordings found hidden in old JBLM gym.

      Here the link, http://www.komonews.com/news/local/1...html?tab=video

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      • #4
        The turntable used to play the 16" discs is , I think, a "Gates" turntable similar to those we used to use for the BBC Radio1 roadshow, in the good old days of vinyl. An instant start was guaranteed by a near 1/4 horsepower motor!
        The tonearm is I think a 12" SME, no similarity at all to the original Gates, which was like a u-section girder!
        Paul

        "If all else fails, read the instructions"

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        • #5
          Give that man a Knighthood. What a hero.

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          • #6
            the right link!!

            Originally posted by Sebastien View Post
            I just access this video via a Quebec's audio forum. The link is from Youtube:

            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzvEag0TQvY

            Sébastien
            ...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBLuMVOr3nw

            have a nice Sunday!!!

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            • #7
              Originally posted by camel View Post
              "The world's biggest record ..."
              This video is no longer available because the YouTube account associated with this video has been terminated due to multiple third-party notifications of copyright infringement.

              ah well.
              Paul

              "If all else fails, read the instructions"

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              • #8
                I never tire of seeing that video.

                Respect !!!

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