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#1
I have some. Drop me a line.

Peter@elecedge.com
#2
Move the string.
#3
I do.

drop me a line at peter@elecedge.com
#4
So, who knows anything about this?

https://www.rhodespiano.com/

[admin edit]: Renamed thread and moved to sticky
#5
Many years ago I needed some. I googled the part number on the part and found that they were originally made for the boating industry for tie downs (or something). I then found a marine parts supplier who had them. Wish I had better info, but it might get you heading in the right direction.
#7
Anybody got a source for this little male snap for the lid compartment strap. Just looking for the male snap, I got plenty of straps.

#8
Here's a link to the interview Alan did with WYSO Radio's The Book Nook. Full disclosure - my day job is at WYSO.

https://www.wyso.org/show/book-nook/2020-05-27/book-nook-classic-keys-keyboard-sounds-that-launched-rock-music-an-interview-with-alan-lenhoff
#9
I know of one in S. W. Ohio. Drop me an email offline and I'd be happy to put you in touch with the owner.

Peter@elecedge.com

#10
Update on this one. Truly a Frankenrhodes. Check the dampers.
#11
Buying / Re: Looking for Rhodes Suitcase MI
June 21, 2020, 12:25:47 PM
I've got a couple. Drop me a line off list and we can talk.

peter@elecedge.com
#12
I've got a complete one in the shop. Drop me an email and I'll send a photo.

peter@elecedge.com
#13
2 of the photos appear to have been lifted from Vintage Vibe's site and the others are a completely different vintage.
#15
Yes.
#16
The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / 1970 Suitcase 73
June 09, 2020, 05:17:26 PM
Just got this and was happy to see the signature on the harp.
#18
Thanks and thanks. But, I have to fess up. My dear wife (and boss) Mary Sue Campbell, with her background in graphic design, scanned and created the .pdf of the Clavinet logo.
#19
The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / Keely Dyno My Roto
August 27, 2019, 01:21:16 PM
Anyone try this pedal with a Rhodes?

#20
Sold.
#21
I have a Korg Poly Ensemble S in need of a home. Needs some work. Contact me off list if interested.

Peter@elecedge.com
#22
Just got this link from a friend. What's the strangest thing you've found inside a vintage keyboard?

https://pitchfork.com/news/synth-repairman-accidentally-gets-high-by-touching-lsd-left-in-vintage-buchla/

#24
Send them to Mike Kurta who has done many keytop replacements for me.

http://www.keytops.net/

#25
I had heard a couple of players talking about car gaskets being used for hammer tips on Clavinets back in the day, but until now, I had never seen it. Now I have....
#27
Yes, I gots.

Drop me a note offline and we'll get this going tomorrow.

peter@elecedge.com
#29
I'll be back in the shop later this afternoon and report back.
#30
I believe I have a set. 73 or 88?

peter@elecedge.com
#31
Looking for one in good shape. Anyone have one to sell?

peter@elecedge.com
#32
I have always used 3 pieces for the lower section. Bear in mind that the Marshall levant will be thicker than the original covering on the D6.
#33
Tim,
I have a scan of the D6 logo (in pdf format) that you can have a vinyl sticker made from. Drop me a line offline and I'll get it out later today.

peter@elecedge.com
#34
I've been using the 490-ST for years and am very happy with it.
#35

Seems to me that acoustic pianos are fetching negative selling prices these days. That is, you've got to pay people to take them away.

This is sad.
#36
I don't think this is limited to Rhodes. I go to a lot of estate sales and garage sales where truly crappy LPs have a really high price. I've asked several sellers who tell me that one just like this is for sale on Ebay right now for $XXXX. I think the general public uses Ebay current asking prices (not completed sales) for what they are trying to sell, no matter what it a like item actually sells for.
#37
I think this is what you're looking for.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84rIQC2Ot18
#38
Here's a detail loaded piece on this subject.

http://www.pianofinders.com/educational/touchweight.htm
#39
This was a preamp made and sold by Major Key. Not sure if they are still in business. All links at MajorKey.Com are dead.

Get a Vintage Vibe Stereo Vibe.
#40
Cool. Thanks.
#41
I've got a Speakeasy Vintage Tube preamp with it's version of the Dyno filter for sale. Let me know if you have any interest.

http://ep-forum.com/smf/index.php?topic=9203.0
#42
Interesting. You could find the "sweet spot" for the magnets, and, if they wander, hit them with a drop of glue to assist in keeping them where they need to be.
#43
Dead pickups? Bad switches?
#44
Other Keyboards & Software Synths / Re: Foamy clavinet?
December 08, 2016, 05:07:52 PM
That's the ticket...

You just never know what you'll find inside a vintage keyboard.
#45
The hammer tips are in the wrong place, for starters. The wood core tips should be in the upper register, not the lower.
#46
For Sale / Re: Speakeasy Vintage Tube Preamp
November 02, 2016, 02:30:40 PM
One last bump for this. If no one is interested I'll have the boss put this on Ebay.
#47
She's in Jazz Times as well with a picture of the RR Rhodes.

http://jazztimes.com/articles/172432-soul-eyes-kandace-springs
#49
The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / 1973 Suitcase 88
August 15, 2016, 04:43:39 PM
Folks,
Working on a 1973 Suitcase 88 and noticed that there never was a rear logo on this one. Only the logo on the amp / speaker cab (and the small one on the name rail). Anyone else ever see this?