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  1. I think the detector works by induction, it does sense aluminium powder and gold metal.
  2. That reminded me of something that has been on a shelf in the workshop for years.I just dug it out and took a picture I bought it thinking it was gold but when you put a metal detector/stud detector over it it doesn't register.I just put some in a drop of nitric acid and nothing happened so I guess its mica or goodness knows what.I think it was the box it came in mislead me originally.
  3. Try popping it on your kitchen scales then if you depress the key it will show you the pressure you are exerting.
  4. I found the response to be ok but overall the sound of them is a bit disappointing.A little weak and breathy. I would say they are equivalent to a very average set of Lachenal reeds and the sound to be somewhere between accordian and traditional reeds.
  5. If you fancy trying some there is actually a plentiful supply of LV in old abused crown green bowling balls they used to be about a fiver a piece .A challenging recycling project for sure. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Crown-Green-Bowls-pair-Woods/333447314592?hash=item4da3023ca0:g:DQEAAOSw0-5d~sHe
  6. It says somewhere they are attached with a small firm ball joint on the lever ends and they seal very well. David.
  7. Here you go,not mine by the way .David https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/153674196603
  8. Hello,I think you'll find those are two different instruments in your stills.My guess for the one use in the video would be a Wheatstone with wooden ends and nickel buttons? David.
  9. If you need 1 mm these people supply small quantities. https://www.windplus.net/supplies/woven_felt_sheet.html
  10. Superb.I expect you familiar with this one but it always worth another watch.
  11. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Louis-Lachenal-48-button-Concertina-/323799467736?hash=item4b63f3c6d8%3Ag%3A3qkAAOSwCgFc0GIQ&nma=true&si=EdVRvo%2ByNd1FfqJ2I5y0C1qYE6I%3D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
  12. Google shows this. http://www.jollyrogeraccordions.co.uk/
  13. This should help clear up the name pronunciation and is a delightful watch as well. David.
  14. I have 9008 Geoff kindly told me it was made by H T Crabb in 1927. David.
  15. It opened ok for me @9.25 am,thank you.
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