Tag : Accordion Repair

Stradella Bass Mechanism

Inside an Accordion Bass Mechanism. I needed a part so I started to dismantle an accordion bass mechanism that I had in my accordion graveyard.

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Worlds Largest Playable Accordion

I was super excited to be invited to visit accordion factories in Castelfidardo with Chris Lovell who runs The Accordion Shop. I do a lot of tuning, repairs and renovations for Chris and the trip would mean we could buy a stock of spare parts and see some of the working methods in Castelfidardo’s factories. Castelfidardo is a small town …

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Written on Jan, 17, 2019 by in , | 1 Comment.

I’ve been using MusicTech accordion microphone systems since 1999 when my first Beltrami was built – both my Beltrami accordions have them and I think they are great, so I was happy to be asked to install the same system for a customer. Once fitted, the MusicTech accordion microphone system is easy to plug in to a desk or amp …

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Written on Mar, 07, 2018 by in | 2 Comments.
Accordion Keyboard Repair

Repairing Accordion Keyboards.   When the accordion keyboard needs mending it is often because they are too stiff to open and close properly, and sometimes I need to take them to pieces. All the pictures in this blog are accordions I have repaired for The Accordion Shop. I’ve always liked accordions because of their mechanical nature. The first accordions were …

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Written on Feb, 18, 2018 by in | 2 Comments.
Hohner Atlantic with bass damage

Accordion Repair – Hohner Atlantic IV De Luxe I tune and repair accordions both privately and for The Accordion Shop which has branches in Sunningdale and Rochdale. Last week I was repairing a Hohner Atlantic, the same instrument that you hear on the Pogues albums and the choice of many professionals. Hohner have been making this model for years but …

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