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#1125209 - 03/26/05 12:01 PM Dampp-Chaser Pad sizing
Sebastian Offline
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Registered: 03/26/05
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My tuner/technician sent me some pads in the mail, so I can change them on my own as necessary. Out of the bag, they're too long for the tank, or so it seems, but when I took out the old ones he had put them in with all the slack.

That didn't look right to me, but what do I know. I did some searching on the net, and the only hint I found was to 'cut them to size', but no indication what size means.

So, what's the right way to size the pads?

I have a U-1 upright, and a combo system, that's been working fine for now five years. Just put in the fourth set of pads ever. For lack of info, I just cut them shy of the tank bottom.

Thanks,

Sebastian
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#1125210 - 03/28/05 08:53 PM Re: Dampp-Chaser Pad sizing
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S, when you take them out of the bag, they are too long. Take one out and unfold it, then cut it in half . That is the right length.
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Dampp-Chaser installations, piano appraisals. PTG S.Jersey Chapter 080.
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#1125211 - 03/29/05 07:38 AM Re: Dampp-Chaser Pad sizing
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Thanks for your input. I guess that would make the pads about as long as the contacts, right?

Sebastian
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#1125212 - 03/29/05 08:57 PM Re: Dampp-Chaser Pad sizing
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S, use 30" or full length for tall vertical humidifiers. Cut in half 15" for universal, grand, or short tank humidifiers.
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G.Fiore "aka-Curry". Tuner-Technician serving the central NJ, S.E. PA area. b214cm@aol.com Concert tuning, Regulation-voicing specialist.
Dampp-Chaser installations, piano appraisals. PTG S.Jersey Chapter 080.
Bösendorfer 214 # 47,299 214-358

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#1125213 - 03/30/05 09:14 AM Re: Dampp-Chaser Pad sizing
Sebastian Offline
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Registered: 03/26/05
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Loc: Brooklyn, NY
Thanks. That should cover it.

So, do you own a 214cm Bösendorfer?

Or is that just your favorite instrument?

s
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#1125214 - 04/01/05 07:28 PM Re: Dampp-Chaser Pad sizing
curry Offline
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Registered: 08/17/02
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I own a new Bösendorfer 214. My favorite is the 275.
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G.Fiore "aka-Curry". Tuner-Technician serving the central NJ, S.E. PA area. b214cm@aol.com Concert tuning, Regulation-voicing specialist.
Dampp-Chaser installations, piano appraisals. PTG S.Jersey Chapter 080.
Bösendorfer 214 # 47,299 214-358

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#1125215 - 04/03/05 07:18 PM Re: Dampp-Chaser Pad sizing
Sebastian Offline
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Registered: 03/26/05
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Loc: Brooklyn, NY
That is wonderful! Enjoy.

Thanks again for the help.

s
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