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Grand leg stand

  • 1.  Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
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    Looking for a leg stand to support a grand piano while the leg is removed and repaired (polyester repair). This leg will be off the piano for a few days since the repair will be done at a different location.

    Does anyone have experience with the leg stand that Pianotek sells?  (picture attached)  I assume it is safe and not wobbly?

    Any other options? I would guess a sawhorse would also work??

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    John Formsma, RPT
    New Albany MS
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  • 2.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
    Yes, works great!  I trust it completely!!

    Christopher D. Purdy R.P.T.
    Registered Piano Technician
    School of Music, Ohio University
    Rm. 311, Robt. Glidden Hall
    Athens, OH  45701
    Office (740) 593-4230
    Cell    (740) 590-3842
    fax      (740) 593-1429
    http://www.ohiou.edu/music





  • 3.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
    https://pljansen.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/jansen_catalog_2017_no_pricing.pdf#page=33
    has the wonderful Jack in the box and the Grand Leg Stand

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    Martin Snow
    South Burlington VT
    617-543-1030
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  • 4.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
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    This works too - in the shop. 

    Gary Bruce
    Registered Piano Technician





  • 5.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
    Yeah, I can see that being good in the shop. Thanks.

    I have a homemade jack-in-a-box, but I was not really wanting to leave the piano on that while in the home of the customer.

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    John Formsma, RPT
    New Albany MS
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  • 6.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
    Thanks! I forgot about Jansen & Co.

    I have a homemade jack-in-a-box, but I was not really wanting to leave the piano on that while in the home of the customer.

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    John Formsma, RPT
    New Albany MS
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  • 7.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
    https://pljansen.com

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    Martin Snow
    South Burlington VT
    617-543-1030
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  • 8.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
    Edited by Jon Page 7 days ago
    KISS
    Two pieces of plywood joined by a continuous hinge. Width to you liking, length slightly longer than leg.
    Secure support, minimal storage.   The attached files take a long time to load so I edited and inserted them here.




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    Regards,

    Jon Page
    mailto:jonpage@pianocapecod.com
    http://www.pianocapecod.com


  • 9.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
    Edited by Chris Chernobieff 7 days ago
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    Here is my homemade one that is a bout 5 years old now. Super strong, simple and cheap to make. The hole on top is so i can attach a magnifying glass and light. Everything in a shop has to be muti -purpose don't you know!
    -chris

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    Troubles are Bubbles, and they just float away.
    chernobieffpiano.com
    grandpianoman@protonmail.com
    Knoxville, TN
    865-986-7720
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  • 10.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 7 days ago
    Thanks Jon and Chris!

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    John Formsma, RPT
    New Albany MS
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  • 11.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 2 days ago
    I finally settled on this as a solution, since I sometimes have to leave the piano set up on the stand while I cart the leg back to the shop for repair.   The sawhorse is collapsible and adjustable to various heights, very strong, around $35 from home depot if I remember correctly.   It can be used for many purposes, looks professional and is reassuringly strong.

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    Cecil Snyder
    Torrance CA
    310-542-7108
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  • 12.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 2 days ago
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    If you wish to travel light, like I do, a stable piano bench topped with the appropriate number/thickness of books is what I have used many times. Plenty strong and very stable. And bests of all - for those who don't drive around in a truck - you don't need to carry anything with you, as most piano owners also own a piano bench and a few books! Picture of my otherwise adequately-spacious service vehicle below:

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    Terry Farrell
    Farrell Piano Service, Inc.
    Brandon, Florida
    terry@farrellpiano.com
    813-684-3505
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  • 13.  RE: Grand leg stand

    Posted 2 days ago
    Terry, I though your main ride didn't have doors.

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    Regards,

    Jon Page
    mailto:jonpage@pianocapecod.com
    http://www.pianocapecod.com
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