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RE: A Weber Semi-Concert Grand Piano Analysis

David L, Here is a redo of the Weber rib scale. With my new parameters of measurement and related factors now complete. I was curious what you think after running it through your spreadsheet. Thanks -chris #caveman ​ -- A hunter's drumbeat steers the stampeding herd, His belly growls in hunger...


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RE: Move Piano with Tractor

James, But if he did that, where would be the fun in moving pianos? -- Benjamin Sanchez Professional Piano Services (805)315-8050 www.professional-piano-services.com BenPianoPro@comcast.net --


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RE: Move Piano with Tractor

Someone has way too much time on his hands. Back in the day there where trucks that had tilters on the bed. They called them piano lifts. Creative salesmen would haul pianos that way , lower them onto the ground and play them . There are pictures in some old piano publications. Now you need to...


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RE: Move Piano with Tractor

UPDATE** The NEW custom carry all is finished! Man was I excited about this thing. Couldn't wait to give it a whirl. It works 100 times better than I thought it was going to. My neighbor didn't think I had enough tractor to carry a piano. Well, he was surprised!! Plus, you never tell an Alpha...


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RE: Tensile strength and inharmonicity

Peter, I don't know nuttin' about e-mod. It was touted to me as a major reason the wire sounded so good. (And I do agree that it sounds good). Interesting, since every wire type paulello has is listed with the same E-mod. Interestingly in reviewing the tensile strength of each gauge, the...


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RE: Tensile strength and inharmonicity

Fred, I agree with everything you said except: I grant you that the wire densities of stainless and music wire are not "precisely" the same, but that 3 - 4% difference is not enough to affect changes in tuning behavior in any noticeable way. Maybe not tuning behavior, but certainly participates...


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RE: Tensile strength and inharmonicity

Fred, I see. My experience has been with pretty good humidity control. Chris, I don't know nuttin' about e-mod. It was touted to me as a major reason the wire sounded so good. (And I do agree that it sounds good). Interestingly in reviewing the tensile strength of each gauge, the highest BP% I...


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RE: Tensile strength and inharmonicity

Peter, My situation is not humidity controlled. We have a regular seasonal cycle between 10% and 60%. I have 12 Steinway Bs in that environment. The one with PureSound behaves like the others, with the low tenor moving 25 - 30¢ sharp, then reversing. Chris, I grant you that the wire densities of...


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RE: Name the composer and piano

Being as it's a stone path, I'm going with Steinway. As for the composer I got nuthin'. Amanda McBroom? -- Karl Roeder Pompano Beach FL --


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RE: Name the composer and piano

Rachmaninoff? Pwg -- Peter Grey Stratham NH 603-686-2395 pianodoctor57@gmail.com --