PipeChat Digest #2588 - Wednesday, December 19, 2001
 
Re: leather (pace, Don Pearson) (grin)
  by "Paul Austin" <paul-austin@ntlworld.com>
Re: odd dial phones (was: Grace Cathedral)
  by <ContraReed@aol.com>
Pipe organ follies
  by "John Vanderlee" <jovanderlee@vassar.edu>
RE: Pipe organ follies
  by "Storandt, Peter" <pstorandt@okcu.edu>
RE: leather (pace, Don Pearson) (grin)
  by "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org>
RE: Pipe organ follies
  by "John Vanderlee" <jovanderlee@vassar.edu>
RE: Pipe organ follies
  by "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org>
Eggs 'n' Leather
  by "Paul Austin" <paul-austin@ntlworld.com>
Re: Now WAY OT: odd dial phones (was: Grace Cathedral)
  by "Noel Stoutenburg" <mjolnir@ticnet.com>
RE: Eggs 'n' Leather
  by "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org>
Re: Eggs 'n' Leather
  by <TubaMagna@aol.com>
Re: Pipe organ follies
  by <quilisma@socal.rr.com>
 

(back) Subject: Re: leather (pace, Don Pearson) (grin) From: "Paul Austin" <paul-austin@ntlworld.com> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 21:18:10 +0400   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=3D_NextPart_000_002A_01C188D2.A9257AC0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   List,   Here in England it is common practice to apply raw egg to the leather. = =3D This is used particularly on motors and valves as it is thought that it = =3D preserves the leather and protects it against the varying climate =3D changes. The egg is simply cracked open, whipped and then painted on =3D and left to dry. Is this a common practice elsewhere in the world??   Regards,   Paul. ----- Original Message -----=3D20 From: quilisma@socal.rr.com=3D20 To: PipeChat=3D20 Sent: 20 December 2001 01:01 Subject: leather (pace, Don Pearson) (grin)     =3D20 "COLASACCO, ROBERT" wrote:=3D20   Which makes me ask, how often must releathering be done?=3D20 Every 15-100 years, depending on the kind of action and the quality = =3D of the leather in the first place and the acid content of the air.=3D20   Does it depend on whether or not an organ is used more often? I know = =3D weather is a factor but lets say in whatever climate leaving the weather = =3D factor out would an organ which is played more or less require more =3D frequent releathering?=3D20   More is better than less ... keeps the leather supple.=3D20 Thanks,Robert I would love to climb into an organ.=3D20   Moving right along (grin) ...=3D20   Now, *I* have a question:=3D20   I've never heard of applying any kind of treatment (oil, etc.) to =3D EXPOSED leather in an organ ... is it already treated? Or is there =3D another reason for not doing it? Seems to me that the exposed leather in = =3D most old organs of my experience failed because it was dry and cracked, = =3D aside from folds of bellows simply wearing OUT.=3D20   OTOH, I've opened pallet-boxes of hundred-year-old trackers and =3D found that leather to be in PERFECT condition.=3D20   Cheers,=3D20   Bud-by-the-Beach     ------=3D_NextPart_000_002A_01C188D2.A9257AC0 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META content=3D3D"text/html; charset=3D3Diso-8859-1" =3D http-equiv=3D3DContent-Type> <META content=3D3D"MSHTML 5.00.2314.1000" name=3D3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D3D#ffffff> <DIV>List,</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>Here in England it is common practice to apply raw egg to the=3D20 leather.&nbsp; This is used particularly on motors and valves as it is =3D thought=3D20 that it preserves the leather and protects it against the varying =3D climate=3D20 changes.&nbsp; The egg is simply cracked open, whipped and then painted = =3D on and=3D20 left to dry.&nbsp; Is this a common practice elsewhere in the =3D world??</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>Regards,</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>Paul.</DIV> <BLOCKQUOTE=3D20 style=3D3D"BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: = =3D 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; PADDING-RIGHT: 0px"> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial">----- Original Message ----- </DIV> <DIV=3D20 style=3D3D"BACKGROUND: #e4e4e4; FONT: 10pt arial; font-color: =3D black"><B>From:</B>=3D20 <A href=3D3D"mailto:quilisma@socal.rr.com"=3D20 title=3D3Dquilisma@socal.rr.com>quilisma@socal.rr.com</A> </DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>To:</B> <A=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org" =3D title=3D3Dpipechat@pipechat.org>PipeChat</A>=3D20 </DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Sent:</B> 20 December 2001 =3D 01:01</DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Subject:</B> leather (pace, Don =3D Pearson)=3D20 (grin)</DIV> <DIV><BR></DIV>&nbsp;=3D20 <P>"COLASACCO, ROBERT" wrote:=3D20 <BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3D3D"CITE">&nbsp;<SPAN = class=3D3D814460720-19122001><FONT =3D   face=3D3DGaramond><FONT color=3D3D#800000>Which makes me ask, how = often =3D must=3D20 releathering be done?</FONT></FONT><FONT face=3D3DGaramond><FONT=3D20 color=3D3D#800000></FONT></FONT>=3D20 <P><FONT face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT =3D size=3D3D+1>Every 15-100=3D20 years, depending on the kind of action and the quality of the =3D leather in the=3D20 first place and the acid content of the =3D air.</FONT></FONT></FONT><FONT=3D20 face=3D3DGaramond><FONT color=3D3D#800000></FONT></FONT>=3D20 <P><FONT face=3D3DGaramond><FONT color=3D3D#800000>Does it depend on = =3D whether or not=3D20 an organ is used more often? I know weather is a factor but lets say = =3D in=3D20 whatever climate leaving the weather factor out would an organ which = =3D is=3D20 played more or less require more frequent=3D20 releathering?</FONT></FONT></SPAN><FONT face=3D3DGaramond><FONT=3D20 color=3D3D#800000></FONT></FONT>=3D20 <P><FONT face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT =3D size=3D3D+1>More is=3D20 better than less ... keeps the leather = supple.</FONT></FONT></FONT>=3D20 <BR><FONT face=3D3DGaramond><FONT =3D color=3D3D#800000></FONT></FONT>&nbsp;<SPAN=3D20 class=3D3D814460720-19122001><FONT face=3D3DGaramond><FONT=3D20 color=3D3D#800000>Thanks,</FONT></FONT></SPAN><SPAN=3D20 class=3D3D814460720-19122001><FONT face=3D3DGaramond><FONT=3D20 color=3D3D#800000>Robert&nbsp;</FONT></FONT></SPAN><SPAN=3D20 class=3D3D814460720-19122001><FONT face=3D3DGaramond><FONT =3D color=3D3D#800000>I would=3D20 love to climb into an organ.</FONT></FONT></SPAN><FONT =3D face=3D3DGaramond><FONT=3D20 color=3D3D#800000></FONT></FONT>=3D20 <P><FONT face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT =3D size=3D3D+1>Moving right=3D20 along (grin) ...</FONT></FONT></FONT><FONT =3D face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT=3D20 color=3D3D#000000><FONT size=3D3D+1></FONT></FONT></FONT>=3D20 <P><FONT face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT =3D size=3D3D+1>Now, *I*=3D20 have a question:</FONT></FONT></FONT><FONT =3D face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT=3D20 color=3D3D#000000><FONT size=3D3D+1></FONT></FONT></FONT>=3D20 <P><FONT face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT =3D size=3D3D+1>I've never=3D20 heard of applying any kind of treatment (oil, etc.) to EXPOSED =3D leather in an=3D20 organ&nbsp; ... is it already treated? Or is there another reason =3D for not=3D20 doing it? Seems to me that the exposed leather in most old organs of = =3D my=3D20 experience failed because it was dry and cracked, aside from folds =3D of=3D20 bellows simply wearing OUT.</FONT></FONT></FONT><FONT=3D20 face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT =3D size=3D3D+1></FONT></FONT></FONT>=3D20   <P><FONT face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT =3D size=3D3D+1>OTOH, I've=3D20 opened pallet-boxes of hundred-year-old trackers and found that =3D leather to=3D20 be in PERFECT condition.</FONT></FONT></FONT><FONT=3D20 face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT =3D size=3D3D+1></FONT></FONT></FONT>=3D20   <P><FONT face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT=3D20 size=3D3D+1>Cheers,</FONT></FONT></FONT><FONT =3D face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT=3D20 color=3D3D#000000><FONT size=3D3D+1></FONT></FONT></FONT>=3D20 <P><FONT face=3D3DArial,Helvetica><FONT color=3D3D#000000><FONT=3D20 =3D size=3D3D+1>Bud-by-the-Beach</FONT></FONT></FONT></P></BLOCKQUOTE></BLOCKQU= =3D OTE></BODY></HTML>   ------=3D_NextPart_000_002A_01C188D2.A9257AC0--    
(back) Subject: Re: odd dial phones (was: Grace Cathedral) From: <ContraReed@aol.com> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:22:02 EST   In a message dated 12/19/01 1:02:36 PM Eastern Standard Time, marika57@earthlink.net writes:   << The numeric pad on your computer is a match to a calculators' keypad. Telephone Computer/calculator 123 789 456 456 789 123 0 0 >>   I remember reading somewhere that whichever came second (touchtone = phones?) were that way (i.e., the reverse of calculators) because some people had = such quick ability on the calcuator that they would press the phone buttons too =   fast to be interpreted by the phone company. So the phone was made = "upside down".  
(back) Subject: Pipe organ follies From: "John Vanderlee" <jovanderlee@vassar.edu> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:23:13 -0800   Saw an ad in local paper today:   ANTIQUE PIPE ORGAN Kneehole desk $555   so I called: "Hi, I am interested in the pipe organ" "oh you mean the desk?" "you mean there is no pipe organ?" "Yes but it was converted to a desk" "Then it must have been a reed organ with a fake pipe top" "No it came out of a large church in NYC" "so it has no pipes?" "No my husband only bought the organ which he converted to a desk, are you interested?" "I don't think so" "But it is a really nice piece" "No thank you, I thought you were advertising a pipe organ" "Well we are, but it was converted to a desk, a kneehole desk" "sorry to take your time, thank you... goodby" "OK...... goodbye"   john V  
(back) Subject: RE: Pipe organ follies From: "Storandt, Peter" <pstorandt@okcu.edu> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 15:26:06 -0600   John, you're writing good fiction again....   -----Original Message----- From: John Vanderlee [mailto:jovanderlee@vassar.edu] Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 6:23 PM To: PipeChat Subject: Pipe organ follies     Saw an ad in local paper today:   ANTIQUE PIPE ORGAN Kneehole desk $555   so I called: "Hi, I am interested in the pipe organ" "oh you mean the desk?" "you mean there is no pipe organ?" "Yes but it was converted to a desk" "Then it must have been a reed organ with a fake pipe top" "No it came out of a large church in NYC" "so it has no pipes?" "No my husband only bought the organ which he converted to a desk, are you interested?" "I don't think so" "But it is a really nice piece" "No thank you, I thought you were advertising a pipe organ" "Well we are, but it was converted to a desk, a kneehole desk" "sorry to take your time, thank you... goodby" "OK...... goodbye"   john V   "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org  
(back) Subject: RE: leather (pace, Don Pearson) (grin) From: "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:29:40 -0500   This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not understand this format, some or all of this message may not be legible.   ------_=3D_NextPart_001_01C188D4.4456AD60 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1"   Egg? Eggs dry and crack. That doesn't sound like such a good thing to put = on leather. Oil, Oil is good on leather. Oil. -----Original Message----- From: Paul Austin [mailto:paul-austin@ntlworld.com] Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 12:18 PM To: PipeChat Subject: Re: leather (pace, Don Pearson) (grin)     List, Here in England it is common practice to apply raw egg to the leather. = This is used particularly on motors and valves as it is thought that it = preserves the leather and protects it against the varying climate changes. The egg = is simply cracked open, whipped and then painted on and left to dry. Is this = a common practice elsewhere in the world?? Regards, Paul.       ------_=3D_NextPart_001_01C188D4.4456AD60 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META HTTP-EQUIV=3D3D"Content-Type" CONTENT=3D3D"text/html; =3D charset=3D3Diso-8859-1">     <META content=3D3D"MSHTML 5.50.4807.2300" name=3D3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D3D#ffffff> <DIV><SPAN class=3D3D105432621-19122001><FONT face=3D3DGaramond =3D color=3D3D#800000>Egg? Eggs=3D20 dry and crack. That doesn't sound like such a good thing to put on =3D leather. Oil,=3D20 Oil is good on leather. Oil.</FONT></SPAN></DIV> <DIV class=3D3DOutlookMessageHeader dir=3D3Dltr align=3D3Dleft><FONT =3D face=3D3DTahoma=3D20 size=3D3D2>-----Original Message-----<BR><B>From:</B> Paul Austin=3D20 [mailto:paul-austin@ntlworld.com]<BR><B>Sent:</B> Wednesday, December =3D 19, 2001=3D20 12:18 PM<BR><B>To:</B> PipeChat<BR><B>Subject:</B> Re: leather (pace, =3D Don=3D20 Pearson) (grin)<BR><BR></FONT></DIV> <DIV>List,</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>Here in England it is common practice to apply raw egg to the=3D20 leather.&nbsp; This is used particularly on motors and valves as it is =3D thought=3D20 that it preserves the leather and protects it against the varying =3D climate=3D20 changes.&nbsp; The egg is simply cracked open, whipped and then painted = =3D on and=3D20 left to dry.&nbsp; Is this a common practice elsewhere in the =3D world??</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>Regards,</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>Paul.</DIV> <BLOCKQUOTE=3D20 style=3D3D"PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; =3D BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: =3D 0px">&nbsp;</BLOCKQUOTE></BODY></HTML>   ------_=3D_NextPart_001_01C188D4.4456AD60--  
(back) Subject: RE: Pipe organ follies From: "John Vanderlee" <jovanderlee@vassar.edu> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:31:30 -0800   >John, you're writing good fiction again....     NO!! this was for real!   ;-)   John V  
(back) Subject: RE: Pipe organ follies From: "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:34:41 -0500   Oy. I believe it. I have an old radio case of mahogany which is = wonderfully carved and was on the street. I made it into a bar. Well, a place to keep = my alcoholic beverages. WOnderful old piece of wook. I'd say from the '30s.   -----Original Message----- From: John Vanderlee [mailto:jovanderlee@vassar.edu] Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 7:32 PM To: PipeChat Subject: RE: Pipe organ follies     >John, you're writing good fiction again....     NO!! this was for real!   ;-)   John V   "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org  
(back) Subject: Eggs 'n' Leather From: "Paul Austin" <paul-austin@ntlworld.com> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 21:47:34 +0400   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0041_01C188D6.C46F6C60 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Hi Folks   I should have pointed out that a hole is drilled into each end of the =3D egg and the 'egg white' is blown out into a container. It is only the =3D 'egg white' that is painted onto the leather, not the yolk aswell!!! =3D That would be an omelette!   Regards.   Paul. paul-austin@ntlworld.com or paul_austin75@hotmail.com   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0041_01C188D6.C46F6C60 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META content=3D3D"text/html; charset=3D3Diso-8859-1" =3D http-equiv=3D3DContent-Type> <META content=3D3D"MSHTML 5.00.2314.1000" name=3D3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>Hi Folks</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>I should have pointed out that a hole is drilled =3D into each end=3D20 of the egg and the 'egg white' is blown out into a container.&nbsp; It =3D is only=3D20 the 'egg white' that is painted onto the leather, not the yolk =3D aswell!!!&nbsp;=3D20 That would be an omelette!</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>Regards.</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>Paul.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2><A=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:paul-austin@ntlworld.com">paul-austin@ntlworld.com</A> or = =3D <A=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:paul_austin75@hotmail.com">paul_austin75@hotmail.com</A></= =3D FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0041_01C188D6.C46F6C60--    
(back) Subject: Re: Now WAY OT: odd dial phones (was: Grace Cathedral) From: "Noel Stoutenburg" <mjolnir@ticnet.com> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 15:33:08 -0600       "Marika E. Buchberger, LRPS" wrote:   > The numeric pad on your computer is a match to a calculators' keypad. > > Telephone Computer/calculator > 123 789 > 456 456 > 789 123 > 0 0 > > I think the differences between the telephone keypad and the calculator > keypad has more to do with patent law and avoiding violations of such.   As I understand it, patent law has little to do with layout, and in any = case, patents are for a non-renewable period of 17 years, so that even if there = is some way for layout to be patented, the patent on the adding machine (and = at that time, that is what they were called; calculators as we know it priced = to accommodate the general public are only about 30 years old) layout would = have expired by the time the push button telephone was invented. I'm guessing = that Western Electric arranged the numbers as such because on the telephone = dial in the U.S., 0 was the bottom most number, and 1 at the top, and although the telephone dial was set up to operate in a clockwise fashion, I suspect = that focus groups, or whatever they were called at the time, showed that = average people would prefer a right to left, rather left to right, numbering = scheme....   ns    
(back) Subject: RE: Eggs 'n' Leather From: "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:42:35 -0500   This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not understand this format, some or all of this message may not be legible.   ------_=3D_NextPart_001_01C188D6.12168850 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1"   And you don't have to worry about cholesterol either, in that case. -----Original Message----- From: Paul Austin [mailto:paul-austin@ntlworld.com] Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 12:48 PM To: pipechat@pipechat.org Subject: Eggs 'n' Leather     Hi Folks I should have pointed out that a hole is drilled into each end of the egg and the 'egg white' is blown out into a container. It is only the 'egg white' that is painted onto the leather, not the yolk aswell!!! That = would be an omelette! Regards. Paul. paul-austin@ntlworld.com <mailto:paul-austin@ntlworld.com> or paul_austin75@hotmail.com <mailto:paul_austin75@hotmail.com>   ------_=3D_NextPart_001_01C188D6.12168850 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"iso-8859-1"   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META HTTP-EQUIV=3D"Content-Type" CONTENT=3D"text/html; = charset=3Diso-8859-1">     <META content=3D"MSHTML 5.50.4807.2300" name=3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV><SPAN class=3D023144221-19122001><FONT face=3DGaramond = color=3D#800000>And you don't have to worry about cholesterol either, in that = case.</FONT></SPAN></DIV> <DIV class=3DOutlookMessageHeader dir=3Dltr align=3Dleft><FONT = face=3DTahoma size=3D2>-----Original Message-----<BR><B>From:</B> Paul Austin [mailto:paul-austin@ntlworld.com]<BR><B>Sent:</B> Wednesday, December 19, = 2001 12:48 PM<BR><B>To:</B> pipechat@pipechat.org<BR><B>Subject:</B> Eggs 'n' Leather<BR><BR></FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>Hi Folks</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>I should have pointed out that a hole is drilled into = each end of the egg and the 'egg white' is blown out into a container.&nbsp; It is = only the 'egg white' that is painted onto the leather, not the yolk = aswell!!!&nbsp; That would be an omelette!</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>Regards.</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>Paul.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2><A href=3D"mailto:paul-austin@ntlworld.com">paul-austin@ntlworld.com</A> or = <A href=3D"mailto:paul_austin75@hotmail.com">paul_austin75@hotmail.com</A></FO= NT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------_=3D_NextPart_001_01C188D6.12168850--  
(back) Subject: Re: Eggs 'n' Leather From: <TubaMagna@aol.com> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:48:21 EST   I have not heard of the egg white treatment. Stateside, we get enough problems with rodents gnawing at reservoir gussets. They seem attracted to =   the animal protein in the hide glue and the hide gusset itself. Adding eggwhites seems to be the final Martha Stewart touch for a light and = elegant rodentine meal.  
(back) Subject: Re: Pipe organ follies From: <quilisma@socal.rr.com> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 13:53:24 -0800   I've seen the same thing done to PIPE ORGAN consoles with roll-tops.   Cheers,   Bud   "COLASACCO, ROBERT" wrote:   > Oy. I believe it. I have an old radio case of mahogany which is = wonderfully > carved and was on the street. I made it into a bar. Well, a place to = keep my > alcoholic beverages. WOnderful old piece of wook. I'd say from the '30s. > > -----Original Message----- > From: John Vanderlee [mailto:jovanderlee@vassar.edu] > Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 7:32 PM > To: PipeChat > Subject: RE: Pipe organ follies > > >John, you're writing good fiction again.... > > NO!! this was for real! > > ;-) > > John V > > "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" > PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics > HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org > List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org > Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org > > "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" > PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics > HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org > List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org > Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org