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#11890 - 06/25/08 11:11 PM Help: Testing a Yamaha 2000 C3 piano
Kenny Z Offline
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Registered: 06/17/08
Posts: 2
Loc: VA
Hello all,

I am new member to this forum, but have been reading the posts for sometime, very informative!

I am shopping a used Yamaha C3 piano and find one in Knauer Pianos in Northridge, CA.

Does any member know this piano store and what is the store's reputation?

I am living in Virginia. Can someone near Northridge, CA (address below) test out the piano for me before I hire a technician to check it out?

Thanks in advance.

Kenny
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Address:
Knauer Pianos
8549 Reseda Blvd.
Northridge, Ca 91324
Phone : 800- 257- 4733

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#11891 - 06/26/08 02:55 AM Re: Help: Testing a Yamaha 2000 C3 piano
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Loc: North Hollywood CA.
Ben Knauer is a good friend of mine and runs a class operation offering a diverse selection of new and preowned pianos. I think, though he is now retail,he still offers great prices compared to most high end retail establishments. He is of a 2nd generation family wholesale operation so his prices still reflect a great value to the consumer. I bought my very first Steinway grand from him many moons ago. I have alot of respect for him though he is a friendly competitor at times. ;\)
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#11892 - 06/26/08 03:10 AM Re: Help: Testing a Yamaha 2000 C3 piano
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I don't know Ben Knauer personally, but I can second broker's comments that he runs a class operation. I've been in his shop many times. You never know what you're going to find there, and that makes it fun. Ben, Brian, and Steven are extremely low-pressure and let the pianos do the talking.

I'm a little curious though why you would want to buy a C3 in CA when you're in Georgia. C3's are not that hard to find.
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#11893 - 06/27/08 08:57 PM Re: Help: Testing a Yamaha 2000 C3 piano
Kenny Z Offline
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Registered: 06/17/08
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Loc: VA
Thank you pianobroker and turandot for your comments. I saw Ben Knauer has the C3 piano on the internet with attractive price compared to local piano dealers. I also talk to Brian over the phone. But still want someone nearby test it out before I go further.

Thanks.

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