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  • Great post Vince. I completely agree. I almost mentioned using lacquer thinner…but hesitated…thinking my post was getting too long.  I do normally use Everclear with the B-72 and it really does work beautifully! Most recently I ...

  • I think there is nothing wrong with applying lacquer. Sometimes using acetone as the thinner and other times lacquer thinner may be appropriate, depending on how soon the results are needed. But lacquer thinner will allow the solution ...

  • I very seldom use lacquer, but my favorite mix is a 1% solution (1 g in 100 ml of acetone or solvent) which is intended to be extremely light.   My theory is that a light application allows me a margin of error and I can always reapply.  ...

  • Parker, about the only scenario in which I would actually prefer to use a light to medium mix of water white lacquer is when dealing with certain Steinway grands. A real-life example; when I was at a large University fairly recently ...

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    RE: Neupert

    Don't give up hope on the Instrument Workshop. ------------------------------ Ed Sutton ed440@me.com (980) 254-7413 ------------------------------

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    RE: Neupert

    Neupert still sells parts, and says they will make parts for other harpsichords as well. Here's a link to their price list. I haven't dealt with them directly, but have had customers who did. Suppliers in the US are nearly ...

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    RE: Neupert

    Hi David, With recent posts about the Instrument Workshop, etc. I keep wondering where the folks in Europe turn to for parts? I’ve never heard of suppliers overseas, but I’d bet there are plenty. And what options do we have here? ...

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    Neupert

    Hey folks, just looked at a little Neupert that needs extensive work. In the long ago past I was able to get part's directly from them although it was not easy. Anyone have more recent experience? Or should I just avoid this completely.. ...