Category : Accordion Repair

The last 3 accordions I’ve been repairing for The Accordion Shop have been Hohner 120 Bass piano boxes – all from a similar era but rather different inside. I thought I would do a quick blog with some pictures and a video to compare them. They are a Hohner Atlantic IV De Luxe with a wooden body, a Hohner Atlantic …

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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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