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#1125728 - 01/25/05 07:42 PM 1928 Mason & Hamlin Grand
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Registered: 12/14/04
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Anyone able to recommend someone in the Minneapolis area to check out this recently purchased piano?
I am thinking of restoring it to some degree or even rebuilding it.
Who can I trust with this old classic?
Any ideas, or information that could assist me?
It appears to be in very good shape, but the action seem a little stiff.
Thanks.

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#1125729 - 12/11/08 09:58 PM Re: 1928 Mason & Hamlin Grand
fourthgenerationpianorestoration Offline
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Registered: 01/12/07
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Loc: Brewster Cape Cod Mass
Replacing the felts in the key bed and action will help to some degree.I have just finished restoring this very piano.1928 double A .The action will be somewhat stif at first but it can be regulated after the proper thicknes of felt's are replaced.
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