Parts

If it’s broke, Brian Nix will Fix!

Brian Nix, has more than 125 feet of phonograph and gramophone parts!

Brian Nix has more than 100 spring driven Gramophone and Phonograph Motors!

  • Motors are disassembled, cleaned in the 20 gallon parts bath, inspected for damage, springs repaired and assembled;
  • Most broken springs are repaired whether broken at the outer or inner end;
  • New springs are installed should you need one;
  • Stock room has most motor parts;
  • Over 100 motors in stock;
  • Edison Diamond Disc motors and parts;
  • Replace worn gears.

Dr. Brian has over 80 Reproducers and Tone Arms

  • Rebuild reproducers with new mica, gaskets and balance springs if needed;
  • Rebuild exhibition and Victrola no. 2 reproducers;
  • Centre screw waxed like original;
  • Repairs to most broken tone arm brackets;
  • Floating reproducers repaired;
  • Sapphire and diamond needles installed;
  • Miscellaneous parts.

Brian Nix’s work shop has all the parts to fix what’s ailing your vintage phonograph or gramophone

Governors

  • Rebuild or repair governors as needed;
  • Bearing ends are repaired if broken off;
  • All size governor springs and weights on hand.

Turntables and Cranks

  • 80 Turntables;
  • 80 Cranks – male and female.

The Gramophone Doctor’s assistant, John Wright

John has been a long time friend and lives 10 minutes from him. He’s the man with all the tools and knows how to use them. Brian hires him for the following jobs:

  • To do work on his metal lathe;
  • Press off and install worn gears;
  • Make parts that are not available;
  • Repair gears that have come loose from the shaft.

Darren Wallace is another great friend of Brian Nix and also a member of the Canadian Antique Phonograph Society.

He is a machinist by trade and also knows how to use the tools. Darren specializes in music box repairs. Brian hires him for the following jobs:

  • Make gears;
  • Cut special threads for feed screws, etc.;
  • Make almost any part if there is a pattern;
  • Make a new part look old by aging the parts.