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Re: engineers-- I need advice!!!

At 12:46 AM 7/7/97 +0000, Dan Strassberg wrote:
>The reason that the playing time was so short despite the slow
>speed and the large diameter was that the grooves were fat and far apart,
>like those on 78-RPM records, not thin and close together like those on
>33-1/3 and 45-RPM commercial records.

Correct. And that is why on early commercial LP's and related instruments
the term "microgroove" was used to denote why LP's were, in, fact,

>As for the nonmetallic needle, I bet that someplace that sells old 78 RPM
>records might have those. 

Or a cactus...

- -Pete