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Dinked 7″ Records

Dinked 7″ Records

The ‘dinking’ of a 7″ is the process used to punch¬†out a large centre hole in a record. ¬† The process was first introduced in USA so that dinked 7″ records could be played in Jukeboxes. Traditionally the large hole indicated that the 7″ was a 45rpm single. Jukeboxes were by far the most popular way to listen to music during the 1940’s and 50’s so 7″s pressed in the USA were by default pressed with a dinked or large…

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