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Beware the goop!

  • 1.  Beware the goop!

    Posted 08-24-2021 19:00
    So the pics tell it all..
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    Martin Snow
    South Burlington VT
    617-543-1030
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  • 2.  RE: Beware the goop!

    Registered Piano Technician
    Posted 08-24-2021 19:10

    Paris 1900 on the plate. Reminds me of a very good ilk of Baldwin.

    Have you analyzed the goop's composition?






  • 3.  RE: Beware the goop!

    Posted 08-24-2021 19:58
    Susan, right on, yup older Baldwin model R'ish, so this was a while ago but was reminded when I found the pics on my phone , no I didn't analyze the chemistry just got on with removal and ouch fixed the hammer spacing!
    www.snowpianos.com

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    Martin Snow
    South Burlington VT
    617-543-1030
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  • 4.  RE: Beware the goop!

    Registered Piano Technician
    Posted 08-24-2021 22:13

    F-ish is better yet. I've got my dad's in the living room. 1934.






  • 5.  RE: Beware the goop!

    Posted 08-24-2021 19:58
    Some might call that modern art?

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    Petrus Janssen
    Peachtree City GA
    678-416-8055
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  • 6.  RE: Beware the goop!

    Member
    Posted 08-24-2021 22:51
    I think the green stuff is silly string . It was popular a few years ago and kids played with it. Comes out of a spray can and is like a rubber caulking The white stuff looks like a dried nail polish , melted plastic or wax. The green stuff may be like chewing gum and respond to ice cubes to harden it . Try finding out what silly string was made of to see how to remove it

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    James Kelly
    Owner- Fur Elise Piano Service
    Pawleys Island SC
    843-325-4357
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