Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
108 registered (36251, alwatson, anamnesis, AlexHerrmann, 30 invisible), 1298 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1176297 - 04/07/09 07:08 PM German Ibach build quality
AJF Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/18/06
Posts: 1722
Loc: Toronto
Hi Everyone,

I'm a pianist, not a technician. I'm hoping I can ask the advice of the experts. I'm looking at purchasing (well, the bank is buying it and I'm paying them back over a number of years) a 50" vertical Rud.Ibach Sohne. It's one of the very last ones made (#150,307)

Has anyone had any experience with 'new' Ibachs? I've heard alot of good things about the build quality of the old ones.

The piano sounds and plays great but I'm concerned also with logevity. This piano is a serious investment for me.

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Adrean
_________________________

Pianist, Composer
Disclaimer: Shigeru Kawai Artist

Top
(ad 568) PTG Convention Norfolk
PTG Convention Norfolk
#1177181 - 04/09/09 04:08 AM Re: German Ibach build quality [Re: AJF]
AJF Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/18/06
Posts: 1722
Loc: Toronto
Anyone?
_________________________

Pianist, Composer
Disclaimer: Shigeru Kawai Artist

Top
#1177262 - 04/09/09 09:27 AM Re: German Ibach build quality [Re: AJF]
Keith Roberts Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/04/04
Posts: 2000
Loc: Murphys, Ca
I know nothing... about that piano.

As with any factory, the build quality can vary hour to hour, day to day or year to year. Each piano is different. To really evaluate a piano, someone with experience needs to be called and they have to see the piano in person.
_________________________
Keith Roberts
Keith's Piano Service
Hathaway Pines,Ca

Top
#1177383 - 04/09/09 02:19 PM Re: German Ibach build quality [Re: Keith Roberts]
AJF Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/18/06
Posts: 1722
Loc: Toronto
Thanks
_________________________

Pianist, Composer
Disclaimer: Shigeru Kawai Artist

Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1177395 - 04/09/09 02:54 PM Re: German Ibach build quality [Re: AJF]
FogVilleLad Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/02/05
Posts: 4683
Loc: San Francisco
Adrean, many of the folks who post here are working professionals, so responses can be a little slow.

Top
#1179911 - 04/13/09 11:48 PM Re: German Ibach build quality [Re: FogVilleLad]
AJF Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/18/06
Posts: 1722
Loc: Toronto
Wow. You're not kidding.
_________________________

Pianist, Composer
Disclaimer: Shigeru Kawai Artist

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
Why It's Impossible to Tune a Piano!
aka, why you should be nice to your tuner.
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Hammond A100 for Sale!
PRICE DROPPED!
(Think B3)
Hammond A100 for sale!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad 125)
Sweetwater $55,000 Giveaway
Sweetwater $55,000 Mic Locker Giveaway
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
PianoDisc
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Results, 2015 Roland Digital Piano Design Awards
by ElmerJFudd
05/31/16 07:33 PM
RD 800 : Weird high frequency sound on key D5
by Homerun
05/31/16 06:41 PM
Do you "hear" one hand more than the other? Should I?
by Ralphiano
05/31/16 06:36 PM
I'm unable to find this particular song
by okmmjyygv
05/31/16 05:40 PM
Samick and Saturn
by Cafman1979
05/31/16 02:42 PM
Forum Stats
83,837 Registered Members
44 Forums
173,051 Topics
2,529,633 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission