[78-L] Record collecting

Don Cox doncox at enterprise.net
Sun Dec 30 07:40:14 PST 2012

On 30/12/2012, Mike Harkin wrote:

> Winding the weight back up again is a pain, but so is winding up a
> spring.
> Wouldn't you need a fairly long fall first to reach the right speed
> and then to have any kind of actual recording time before the weight
> bottomed out?
I think if the weight is falling through a viscous medium such as oil it
would reach its maximum speed quite quickly.

The string would be wrapped around the spindle of the turntable, so that
only a small downward movement of the weight was needed for each

Don Cox
doncox at enterprise.net

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