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  • Jim I would say that somewhat misrepresents my points (not entirely) so let me clarify.  My comments are interspersed and underlined. Impedance of a board system is one part of the choice of hammer decision.  Another  equally important determining ...

  • David L< I have put Ronsen hammers on high impedance bellies and while that happened to be what the customer wanted (the case I'm thinking of is a Ronsen Wurzen hammer on a Bosendorfer 225), I found it somewhat lacking.  The player was fine because they ...

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    RE: Hammer tail shape

    Thanks for your input, David.  The project parameters are as follows:  55 year old Yamaha G3 piano with (as far as I can tell) original parts.  Action work:  new Yamaha hammers and shanks (parts fresh out the wrapper, but maybe 35 years old?), new back ...

  • Floyd - I haven't had a chance to read through Eric's thread yet, but if it doesn't address the question I raised as to whether the angled backcheck configuration is as bad as we think, I'm wondering as to its efficacy, given that you also have to re-face ...

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    RE: Hammer tail shape

    This is hammer 31 in the low tenor. The modification is simply to establish a perpendicular relationship between the checking surface and the shank. ------------------------------ Floyd Gadd Regina SK 306-502-9103 ------------------------------

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