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    RE: Voicing Kit

    Hello all, Just thought you'd be interested in the outcome of my hunt for a voicing kit - howbeit 8 months after the original question was posted. After reading through the suggestions, I decided on the following for my first voicing ...

  • Thanks! That makes a lot of sense. Will always strive to be as efficient as possible! ------------------------------ Benjamin Sanchez Professional Piano Services (805)315-8050 ...

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    RE: Magnetic Leveling

    The problem is that the magnet pulls the strings into plane with one another, when used at the strike point. On uprights, it is a convenience, as putting the piano on its back takes extra effort and room. Also, it matters somewhat ...

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    Magnetic Leveling

    To Mr. Sturm or anyone else who knows the answer: I read your article in the May 2017 Journal on upright voicing, and liked the idea of using magnets. My question is, why don't we use them to help with grand voicing? Is it simply ...


  • Ed, I did receive good information from Hendrick and his best advise is to convert to Hubbard jacks and replace the lower guide to accommodate the new jacks. As part of the process he suggested eliminating the row of damper jacks. ...

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    RE: Herz harpsichord

    Don- Hendrick Broekman at Hubbard is probably the person who knows what to do. ------------------------------ Ed Sutton (980) 254-7413 ------------------------------

  • Fred, I have seen your method of applying material to take up the slop in the register but have not had the opportunity to try it. If the Hugh Craig jacks were used on this Herz it might be necessary for the 11mm dimension. As I ...

  • Thanks Ed, They are are possibility but pricey. ------------------------------ [Don] [McKechnie,] [RPT] [Piano Technician] [] [Home 607.277.7112] ------------------------------