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    Seaman, Mezzoforte amont1's Avatar
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    Question Organ blowers?

    I am making a small home organ. What kind of blower should I use?

    (Is the blower usually loud?)
    Last edited by amont1; Dec-31-2007 at 04:53.

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    Admiral of Fugues Contratrombone64's Avatar
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    now that's a leading question. I read on a website (can't remember where) that a guy used a vacuum cleaner (in reverse) and then had it put into a sound proof box. As to loud, what? the blower or the organ?

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    Administrator Krummhorn's Avatar
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    I've seen that same application, Contratrombone64, in Italy (Assisi) on a small portative I played in 1992. Also known some local folks here who have those quaint ornate pump organs in their homes who have made the conversion from manually pumped bellows to a vacuum cleaner blower.
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