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Jump to new posts Re: The New custom-modded VPC1 by RavenworksDesign! by dewster @ Yesterday at 11:00 PM

Originally Posted By: emeneltonWere the counterweights not part go the original? The Kawai picture for the RM3 specifically notes a counterweight: No clue if they're made of the wrong element, have the wrong mass, or are located in the wrong pl
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Guide to Teaching by TheHappyPianoMuse @ Yesterday at 10:58 PM

Originally Posted By: AZNpianoOriginally Posted By: TheHappyPianoMuse "Some" is the operative word. Take a poll of adults and ask how many took private piano lessons in their youth ... then ask how many still play the piano today. You'
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: thestarThanks rysowers. I edited my post to correct the term. If the cost of the back cover is too high, and I suspect it's pretty high, I'll look into those cheaper options. kpembrook, the back cover sold by Dampp Chaser is t
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bottom of hammer hitting top of damper on upright by rysowers @ Yesterday at 10:35 PM

BDB is correct - if the action is NOT pushed ALL the way in, the hammers will travel further than they should and will run into the top of the dampers. It is normal for the hammers to hit the dampers when the actions out of the piano. Sometimes bumpi
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bottom of hammer hitting top of damper on upright by JoeThePro @ Yesterday at 10:32 PM

Possible problem/solution outlined here, Ill try this soon. http://howard-piano-industries-forum.29689.n7.nabble.com/Hammers-rubbing-on-damper-felts-td143.html
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bottom of hammer hitting top of damper on upright by JoeThePro @ Yesterday at 10:25 PM

Originally Posted By: BDBChances are you did not put the action in correctly. Its happening with the action out as well, sorry should have mentioned that.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: José Feghali, winner of the 1985 Van Cliburn by Turn-Table @ Yesterday at 10:24 PM

Very sad... Found this article that is a bit more than a news story, but a reminiscence of Feghali from his frequent collaborator and personal friend, cellist Jim Denton: http://slippedisc.com/2014/12/the-happy-face-of-a-tragic-cliburn-winner/ I c
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Chances are you did not put the action in correctly.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The piano has been drinking- at the December piano bar by piano_primo_1 @ Yesterday at 10:16 PM

Originally Posted By: peterwsPiano Primo Enjoyed your medley. It had plenty going on in there, good transitions, and involved. Sort o` thing you might play in church before the carol service. A sort of Fantasia. Nice. Thanks for the positive
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Bottom of hammer hitting top of damper on upright by JoeThePro @ Yesterday at 10:09 PM

When I brought the old upright home a week ago, it only had a few sticky keys. After pulling the action out and cleaning some things up (barely touched the action), 75% of the hammers are now catching the tops of the dampers! Perhaps they were just o
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Merry Christmas by Hugh Sung @ Yesterday at 09:59 PM

Beautiful! Bravo and Merry Christmas!! Thank you so much for sharing that beautiful gift with the community!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Korg LP380 or Casio PX150 for beginner? by fizikisto @ Yesterday at 09:45 PM

Congratulations on your purchase! It's a great choice and I hope that it gives you much enjoyment and fun!
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Is Yelp reliable for evaluating piano stores? by phantomFive @ Yesterday at 09:39 PM

This is what I think about whenever I think of online ratings:
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How to discourage a cat from jumping on the piano. by ShannonG @ Yesterday at 09:37 PM

I have a Bengal cat who plays piano and sings accompaniment. I can't imagine not allowing him to do that. His preferred hour is 3AM but the old Mason & Risch is in the basement so it really isn't as bad as it sounds.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Merry Christmas by MusicaMusique @ Yesterday at 09:37 PM

Originally Posted By: JytteOriginally Posted By: Jytte Merry Christmas everybody ! Ooops, wanted to add: Glĉdelig Jul ! Frohe Weihnachten ! Gleichfalls.
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: DamonWill it ever stop? This argument has literally been going on for a hundred years. What do you think?
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: Charles CohenOriginally Posted By: DamonWill it ever stop? ROFL ! This topic has also appeared recently on the "Pianoteq" user forum. You might as well expect agreement on doctrine between Lutherans and Presbyteria
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Single note with a "harsh sound" by David Jenson @ Yesterday at 09:22 PM

Do you wear a hearing aid?
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: piano sound is the result of more than just the hammer speed by Charles Cohen @ Yesterday at 09:06 PM

Originally Posted By: DamonWill it ever stop? ROFL ! This topic has also appeared recently on the "Pianoteq" user forum. You might as well expect agreement on doctrine between Lutherans and Presbyterians. [And no, I don't know how they
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Getting better by Hugh Sung @ Yesterday at 09:06 PM

Having a teacher who can oversee your progress and make personalized recommendations to make your progress (and practice time) more efficient is really key. If you're pressed for time, you might want to consider an online teacher who can work with yo
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "Piano Lesson Myths" by AZNpiano @ Yesterday at 09:04 PM

Originally Posted By: The Monkeys You meant your sight reading is still improving even at your current level as time goes on? I thought it would be like your reading skills in a natural language, your reading speed will somehow reach a ceiling somew
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Relax Stretch exercises by Hugh Sung @ Yesterday at 08:59 PM

This book quite literally saved my life: During my last student year at Curtis, I started developing symptoms of severe tendonitis on both arms. It was so bad I had to completely stop playing for an entire month, and then it was a very slow road
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
I found my technician through the DC website; he's listed there with a star next to his name, indicating that he is either certified or has installed enough systems to qualify as a field expert. He's the only one in my area with this designation, so
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Why don't laminated soudboards... by Dale Fox @ Yesterday at 08:41 PM

Originally Posted By: Ed McMorrow, RPT ChickGrand, thanks for the reply. Is this vapor deposited polymeric coating the same thing some guitar string makers are doing? I have long though piano wound strings might last longer with something like that.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
It sounds to me like you guys are suggesting that voicing the hammer is most of the way there. Is this a fair assessment?
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