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    ppp Pianississmo Stone Cold's Avatar
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    B3 Restoration

    I live in the Cayman Islands and recently bought a 1961 Hammond B3 Organ
    I need to restore the entire Cabinet including Pedals and Bench.

    I could afford to fly in someone from the U.S.A. to have this done.
    How easy is it to take everything out of the Cabinet to have a proper Job done?

    are the wires easy snaps or would have to un-soldered and re-soldered?
    Michael

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    fff Fortississimo jdoc's Avatar
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    hmmm. if this is for real someone could get some beach time.....
    1956 M3, 51 Leslie Young Chang spinet, Korg Trinity
    and Korg KRONOS X73
    Looking for that mythical cheap or free A, BV, CV, C2, C3 or A100 but wouldn't say no to a free B3

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    mf Mezzo-Forte Roger Memphis's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stone Cold View Post
    are the wires easy snaps or would have to un-soldered and re-soldered?
    Michael
    There is quite a bit of unsoldering, Michael. It's time consuming, but not exceptionally complicated. Sorry you haven't received a comprehensive reply before now; I just found this post. Frankly, importing labor seems impractical to me. Surely, you could fine two craftsmen there... one to disassemble/re-assemble and one to refinish.
    Roger Memphis
    C-3 with O-M, 145, 122RV, 2 PR-40's, PSR-36
    CV with HR-40, 2 B-40's

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