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  • It will probably be a couple weeks before I get this piano back. Thanks for all the great suggestions. Stay tuned.. Paul James Kelly A serial number would help to pin-point the year . It may have been out of the Rochester Aeolian factory that ...

  • A serial number would help to pin-point the year . It may have been out of the Rochester Aeolian factory that was making Chickerings, Knabes, Mason & Hamlins. Try cutting out a section of the backrail felt and soften it up with needles and fabric softener ...

  • Dave said: " If the client calls Mapes,  they will be told what was actually the cost of the string.  This opens up a whole  rats nest of ethical question in the clients mind." I don't think so. First, I've never met a client that actually knows ...

  • Paul, other than mentioning the ivory keys, you didn't say how old the piano is.We can assume it's pre-WWII? If it has all original parts it's likely there isn't any moving part that isn't looser than it should be. As mentioned, even if the keys are making ...

  • The Start time for this Seminar is now 7:30 EDT QUICK IMPROVEMENTS FOR NICE GRANDS - Eric Johnson, RPT Come explore some (relatively) quick steps that can be taken to (hopefully) dramatically improve a decent quality grand piano's touch and tone. ...

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