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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:48 pm 
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Help me out here, Boyz and Girlz..

During the Flo n Eddie era, the band used a TON
of speaker cabinets, blue flocked, with white flocked
horns branded 'ARB'. They are ALL over the movie
200 Motels. When the band played my home town,
I helped lift them onto the playing area. It was the night
FZ created the "COM--PART--MENT" routine, btw, when
the band was held up at Boston Airport due to some idiot
complaining about 'items' in a band member's 'compartment'
above his seat. Anyway, I am researching the company
for a book I am writing. They were out of Ann Arbor, Mich,
a division of the 'Multi-Elmac Co' company. Google is useless
here, but I do have some leads. ANYONE here help me?

Post here or email me at: me@jtashjian.com

BTW, FZ also used another brand of gear named 'GMT',
and I sold him the 1st one he owned in Boston. Later,
the band bought a shitload of them. The company grew,
and is now known as 'GK'. A pic of FZ using the amp I sold
him can be found here, along with a interesting item for sale:

http://www.usaelectron.com/GM/

I have a few other stories too, having been blessed to meet
FZ a few more times. Will post them in the near future.

Jay Tashjian

(PS..I tried posting this before and flocked up, so pardon
me if it comes up double...my bad..) :P


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 9:38 am 
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can't help on the question, maybe some gearheads shed some light

many thanks for posting the fz stories, would love to hear more

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:21 am 
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Post the question here: http://www.gearslutz.com/board/ Someone will know....and yes thanks for the story. would love to hear more.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:18 pm 
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These links may help

http://www.soundcitysite.com/sc_webpage ... page_1.htm

http://www.soundcitysite.com/sc_webpages/history_2.htm

http://www.soundcitysite.com/sc_webpages/history_2.htm

I believe it was the Arbiter Electronics Company.

In any way , would love to hear some more stories :)

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