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  • A lot of those spinets have a very pronounced "tilt" in the hammer angle. I forget the proper nomenclature for the up and down angle relative to the hammer shank. This job is going to be fraught. ------------------------------ Steven Rosenthal RPT Honolulu ...

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    RE: What would you do?

    Durn!  I wish I would have though of ebay.  I am just using what Schaff has.  Their price isn't that much higher. ------------------------------ Blaine Hebert RPT Duarte CA (626) 795-5170 ------------------------------

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    RE: What would you do?

    I agree that there are advantages to installing hammers in the piano, but in my shop I have access to my drill press, belt sander, band saw, tea kettle, etc. . I don't like "hating" anything, but I am learning to avoid praising spinets! ------------------------------ ...

  • I agree with Jon. Tossing this piano would not be "before its time", in fact it's probably been non operational for 20 years.  Blaine, if you do put on a new set of hammers, remember that it is more difficult (more labor) to hang a set of hammers with ...

  • Hello Blaine, I have found pre bored upright hammer sets by Abel on Ebay for a very reasonable price ($125 per set). Peter ------------------------------ Petrus Janssen Peachtree City GA (678) 416-8055 ------------------------------

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