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  1. It can also be effective to light the action board from below. Hold a BBQ skewer in your dominant hand and fit the action board in as far as it will go. When you find a button that doesn't fit into a hole, insert the skewer into it and poke it gently to fit it into the hole. Rather than fitting them horizontally, it's better to fit each row diagonally starting from the back row. When you finish fitting each row, the tops of the buttons will be a little stuck in, like the first problem. This is because if you fit too many buttons in, it will be difficult to fit the next row of buttons in. Stagi/Bastari improvement https://concertina.pinefield.asia/improvement-concertina-beginners-and-self-taught/
  2. Hi, We met in WCCP Quantock Lodge event in 2019. I took your photo and gave it to Mr. @Takayuki YAGI to All We need "I'm planning to go to Japan" as a forum topic.
  3. Hi It will be There should be some similar items in stock. Musik- und Wintersportmuseum Klingenthal https://www.klingenthal.de/DE/Musikstadt/Museum/Musik-_und_Wintersportmuseum_Klingenthal.html or Harmonikamuseum Zwota https://harmonikamuseum-zwota.de/
  4. Hi I use clear PVA glue like the kind used for stationery.(BASTARI/STAGI) That will be less damage, easy to peal.
  5. Hi I seen someone use weight bench foam pads, made a cut in half. https://www.amazon.com/weight-bench-foam-pads/s?k=weight+bench+foam+pads
  6. Hi What do you think about synthetic leather gussets deteriorating over time and forming holes? Also, if you were to replace it with genuine leather, how much do you think it would cost?
  7. Hi, I'm not sure the size and year. It was created from a photo. It is distorted because it was not captured with a flat scanner. You can use trial Illustrator. https://www.adobe.com/uk/products/illustrator/free-trial-download.html wheatstone_logo_maybe_1910.ai
  8. Hello The bellows gusset is synthetic leather. As a result, pinholes will open over time and cause air leaks. https://concertina.pinefield.asia/gusset-repairs-synthetic-leather-concertina-bellows/ For me, repairing the bellows is more motivating than replacing the reed.
  9. I also use fish glue when I replace the gusset of cheap concertina. https://concertina.pinefield.asia/gusset-repairs-synthetic-leather-concertina-bellows
  10. Hello, awesome gimmick concertina, that found on ebay,I update this topic, https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/325259378720?hash=item4bbaf84020:g:A~4AAOSwxGlixx66&amdata=enc%3AAQAIAAAA0OB44NgBpuw25apaVgtP4hH9gP1IuapvgfhuYFeKLL22jWYvpWXiylMfuGeWel51sftvb7ViHjeEmpHRatQV0MDe%2BD%2FlQ6GuuN7smIRAfnffWSqL6PZ3arIqGDED6p3fmP1fCBDGyq62iL%2FE6jvAWjB5G4ACQXVvJuqXp%2BgaOLNpLA2w1pVwEqcBguQjcFScBSwYwbRI1RJ7mgVrl7DYQiwoVppGgKdbebvh27UbXNSf2njVDJey2m4eIjDTY7bg%2FQrwsfO1rTtCy%2Bt1pGQI5mo%3D|tkp%3ABk9SR_qlzL70YQ
  11. Hello Compared to 15 years ago, the quality of the metal parts at the bottom of the buttons is very poor. Perhaps the machines that die-cut them have not been updated.
  12. Hi I have improved four Stagi English concertinas. I used an insulation cap. https://concertina.pinefield.asia/improvement-concertina-beginners-and-self-taught/
  13. The pages not found, so I picked up form Wayback Machine. https://web.archive.org/web/20180624053603/http://www.concertinaconnection.com/bellows papers.htm
  14. Hello Does anyone identify this Wheatstone English Concertina 48 key model name? The end of material is maybe Rosewood.
  15. Hi The bellows backing is the color of the cardboard, so I put the leather itself, leather patterned paper, or patterned paper on top (because leather is more expensive than paper). I have used a variety of papers and fabrics (Liberty Print) when repairing gussets. I used fish glue to attach the paper. https://concertina.pinefield.asia/gusset-repairs-synthetic-leather-concertina-bellows-4/#完成 *If your concertina's gusset is made of synthetic leather, expect it to degrade and pit in 10 years due to moisture in the air. When you do that repair, you can change the paper.
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