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bellows looks in good shape

2017-01-20 03:45:27.070074+00 by Dan Lyke 6 comments

The bellows looks in good shape, but we've been told it'd be cost prohibitive to repair

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#Comment Re: bellows looks in good shape made: 2017-01-20 14:59:07.336097+00 by: Larry Burton

How many accordions did the first accordion repairman repair before he was considered an accordion repairman? It sounds like it is going to be a knickknack any way so what's it going to hurt to repair it yourself?

#Comment Re: bellows looks in good shape made: 2017-01-20 18:45:18.918805+00 by: Dan Lyke

We talked about it, may get around to that eventually. It's just a ton of labor, and figuring out where the reeds that have fallen free go...

#Comment Re: bellows looks in good shape made: 2017-01-20 19:52:17.859282+00 by: Larry Burton

I have a bicycle I've been restoring for four years now. Find a place to store it in between your opportunities to work on it and don't worry about the destination, just enjoy the trip.

#Comment Re: bellows looks in good shape made: 2017-01-21 11:16:19.991288+00 by: DaveP

I'm with Larry. I've been building the tools to make my wood shop for over a year, and my five-year- plan doesn't even have me finishing my tool cabinet. Work on it when you like, and enjoy the trip.

#Comment Re: bellows looks in good shape made: 2017-01-21 18:47:26.198259+00 by: markd

I think you should attach the accordion to a bicycle so that it makes reedy chords when you ride, and enjoy the trip.

#Comment Re: bellows looks in good shape made: 2017-01-23 16:47:54.992581+00 by: Dan Lyke

I've already got "pull it out and work on it" projects....

But it's gonna be hung on a wall as decoration, and we'll keep all the parts around, and maybe some day...

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