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    To think that they used to do that by hand not that long ago...

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    How are the splines made/added?

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    How are the splines made/added?
    The music making parts?

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    Yeah, the little pins sticking up on the roll! How are they made/ fixed to the roll?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralphxyz View Post
    Yeah, the little pins sticking up on the roll! How are they made/ fixed to the roll?
    There is a roll of wire, it is held in some form of jaws, it is pushed into the hole. The hole is probably undersized a few thousands, so it goes in and gets wedged there.



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