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  • Hello all, This week’s tips have to do with the other part of the tuning lever: the head and tip assembly. Tip 3: Use a Head / Tip Assembly that fits tightly Let’s look at the head first. What good does an ultra stiff tuning lever do if the head ...

  • Hello all, Here’s part 2 in my list of tips for efficiency in tuning. After posting the first tip, I had quite a few technicians comment, both publicly and privately, and add their tips for efficiency. Hey, this was supposed to be my list ... (clear ...

  • Hello all, Over the past several months I’ve been studying how to tune more efficiently. TT&T, old Journal articles, my.ptg.org discussions, etc. I’ve found quite a few tips that have literally changed my (tuning) life, and want to share them here — ...

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  • Geoff's question about string tension brings to mind a question that has been unclear to me since day one. How do we define high tension scales verses low tension scales etc.? In the past, the answer given to me has been defined by the amount of string ...

  • The following posts on hammer technique come from a very long thread on Pianotech in early 2014, entitled Whats the Secret to going faster (Somebody posed that question, and the thread evolved into use of an ETD and hammer technique). From that thread, ...