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  • I have an LED called 'PEN SHAPE WORK LIGHT' made in China. It has a 2" LED which gives out a lot of light. It is shaped like a fountain pen and the clip, with an ON/OFF button at the top contains a powerful magnet and swivels 180 deg. so it can adhere ...

  • Thanks Jon. Sent from my iPhone ------Original Message------ Not only can CA form a bead at the notch/pin area, CA can migrate along the speaking length. The tri-angular dental scraper is the best tool to use. I also removed the backing from an Exacto ...

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    RE: CA glue Bridge Pins

    Not only can CA form a bead at the notch/pin area, CA can migrate along the speaking length. The tri-angular dental scraper is the best tool to use. I also removed the backing from an Exacto Razor Saw to allow more flexibility and insert it from one or ...

  • Blaine, While it appears your URL fails presently, you certainly should describe it if you have the time and memory. I remember watching it once. I think more objective competition like YT described with the NHK documentary at that time-not only by ...

  • Thanks, I'll CA with strings on and have my dental tool handy. Sent from my iPhone ------Original Message------ I had a similar experience, also with a Kawai. But, thanks to discussions here, I learned and subsequently came to realize that by ...

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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 ...

  • A customer has a Ridgewood grand piano with a damaged bass leg. The leg was damaged in a move. The Ridgewood piano is no longer being made. It appears that I'm going to have to find someone to custom reproduce this leg. Does anyone have a suggestion?

  • I have studied Lehman's theory very thoroughly, and have concluded that it is essentially analogous to the book The Da Vinci Code: it has enough historical speculation to appear plausible, but it is pure and simple fantasy. Let us start by stating ...

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  • Today I had a customer ask me to tune his piano to "256 cps", but he didn't know which note he was referring to. I presumed he meant C4 because that is the closest note (when tuned to standard pitch) to his 256cps request. Because I tune aurally and ...