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Old 09-11-2017, 11:38 PM
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7" 45RPM A reasonable history lesson.

I've always known that 7" records were designed for jukebox use. My earliest purchases as a child were from a market stall with the larger hole and the stall holder even stated that they were used (worn out/no longer money making) records from jukeboxes.

Still interesting - this woman knows her stuff!

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Old 09-12-2017, 01:24 AM
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Watched this yesterday my only problem is the bloody stupid introduction that she puts on each video...Never knew about the colour code shame if you where colour blind.
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Fascinating Kelv ! Never knew about the colour code system.
Thanks for the share.
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Old 09-20-2017, 11:23 AM
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Almost all 7" 45s sold here had small centre holes, just like 78 and 33 RPM discs.
Occasionally the centre section was partly punched through with 4 arcs, so you could knock it out to achieve a big hole. But fat spindle players (and adapters) were rare.
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cool vid!
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That was an enjoyable historic video on the birth and advancement of 7" 45s, Kelv. Who remembers the plastic insert adapters placed in the large-hole 45's so you could use them on your regular spindle? I almost bought a Seeburg jukebox about 10 years ago - and that included all the 45s. It came into the local mini flea market. Mechanically it worked fine and played OK. It was just too big.

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