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 Automatic Record Players randy-johnson        (More) 3/23/2019
 THE KING AND I The_Pip2        (More) 2/22/2019
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 Behind The Garden Gate continued Aspiring Angel        (More) 10/11/2018
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 Disney's Unacceptable Behavior randy-johnson        (More) 10/1/2018
 Behind The Garden Gate Aspiring Angel        (More) 9/26/2018
 A letter to my Son. TraciRenee        (More) 9/18/2018
 12Th August 2016 blueeyez        (More) 6/4/2018
 I Hope The Jehovah's Witnesses Are Wrong randy-johnson        (More) 5/16/2018
 Reindeer And Spirit Walker Chapter 2 Aspiring Angel        (More) 5/14/2018
 Reindeer And Spirit Walker cont Aspiring Angel        (More) 5/10/2018
 Broken Trust Aspiring Angel        (More) 5/7/2018
 Simon, the Cross Bearer macwriter        (More) 5/7/2018
 Reindeer And Spirit Walker Chapter 1 Aspiring Angel        (More) 5/5/2018
 delete delete        (More) 2/12/2018
 Chapter 38 ~ The Good.. The Bad And The  ღ The Gold Pen Ghost ღ        (More) 2/5/2018
 Chapter 37 ~ The Dueling Looney Tunes ღ The Gold Pen Ghost ღ        (More) 2/5/2018
 Chapter 36 ~ The Duel Southern Style ღ The Gold Pen Ghost ღ        (More) 2/5/2018
 Chapter 35 ~ News Flash Canadian Buzzard ღ The Gold Pen Ghost ღ        (More) 2/5/2018
 Chapter 34 ~ So You Think it's HOT ღ The Gold Pen Ghost ღ        (More) 2/5/2018
 Chapter 33 ~ Tell me ~ Is it hot in here ღ The Gold Pen Ghost ღ        (More) 2/5/2018
 One. True Thought ThePoetMe?        (More) 1/17/2018
 Chocolate Building. Truenobleman        (More) 12/28/2017
 The Little Pine Tree Zuzanna        (More) 12/16/2017
 Falsely Advertised spitfirewhit        (More) 11/15/2017
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Automatic Record Players

When I was a child, automatic record players fascinated me. They fascinated me because they can play records by themselves. They don't require people to move the arms back and forth. Automatic record players are also called record changers.
Records are placed on spindles. The record players drop them one by one and play them. 45 RPM records require adapters.
Records also fascinated me. I found it fascinating that words and music could be stored on vinyl discs.
Some automatic record players have size switches. Others have feelers or sensors. Size switches have 7', 10' and 12' selections. Record players with feelers or sensors can play all three record sizes without the aid of size switches.
Eric Waterworth was the man who invented the automatic record player. Without his brilliance, record changers and jukeboxes would never have existed. Waterworth invented the automatic record player in 1925. He lived in Hobart, Australia.
I got my first automatic record player in 1980 when I was eight years old. It was nice but it only played 33 and 45 RPM records. It couldn't play 78 RPM records. When my grandparents gave me some 78 RPM records, I couldn't play them. That frustrated me.
I'm grateful that records are starting to make a comeback. Just several years ago, I thought they were extinct. I've enjoyed playing records for many years and I still enjoy them.

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