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#1324659 - 12/13/09 05:17 PM Who is a trusted online sellers?
denverdave66 Offline
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Registered: 10/25/09
Posts: 36
I am leaning towards the Yamaha YDP 140 or the Yamaha YDP160. I really like the console pianos that have a sliding dust cover for the keys. I think if I had one that had just a dust cover I could see it never being used. I wish there was some stores that I could go check some digital pianos out, the ones within 25 miles of my house I go to the store and they have only 1 DP. Does anyone know of some stores in the St. Louis, Kansas City, or Springfield area? I live approx 100-150 miles away from those 3 towns but would like to see something before I pull the trigger.

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#1324762 - 12/13/09 07:34 PM Re: Who is a trusted online sellers? [Re: denverdave66]
MarkL Offline
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Registered: 05/26/07
Posts: 728
Loc: Chicago Suburban
Check these store locators, I'm sure they have retail outlets in one or more of those cities:

Guitar Center

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#1324903 - 12/13/09 11:40 PM Re: Who is a trusted online sellers? [Re: denverdave66]
ChrisA Offline
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Registered: 12/28/08
Posts: 3841
Loc: Redondo Beach, California

The ydp160 has better key action. But the controls are hard to use. The YDP223 has better sound system and controls.

So different here in So. California. I have a choice of at least five large retailers all within about 7 or 8 miles from the house.

Google found this one near you
Guitar Center Springfield
3500 S. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, Missouri 65804

There may be others. I stopped looking after the first one.

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#1324907 - 12/13/09 11:44 PM Re: Who is a trusted online sellers? [Re: MarkL]
signa Offline
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Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8482
Loc: Ohio, USA
many online stores are fine for buying DPs. i had done it before (and had no complaint) and will probably do it soon again for a P155.

most people would use the following sites:

kraftmusic.com
instrumentpro.com
musiciansfriend.com
music123.com
zzound.com
andysmusiconline.com
etc.

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#1325037 - 12/14/09 08:57 AM Re: Who is a trusted online sellers? [Re: signa]
setchman Offline
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Registered: 02/26/06
Posts: 166
I live 10 minutes away from Kraft Music and have been buying digital pianos from them since before they became an online retailer. The people there are great and I think they offer some of the best deals on the Internet. I am biased but I need everyone to keep buying pianos from them so I have a place to go and try out the latest gear. grin
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#1325071 - 12/14/09 09:57 AM Re: Who is a trusted online sellers? [Re: setchman]
Knights Offline
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Registered: 11/29/09
Posts: 8
Loc: Maryland
I bought my YDP160 from Music123 and didn't have any issues. Some of the online retailers are related.

Here is a little info from Wikipedia: "Musician's Friend employees currently answer all inquiries as well as ship products for musiciansfriend.com, guitarcenter.com, music123.com, musician.com, privatereserveguitars.com, wwbw.com, and 4lyons.com. The company also owns harmonycentral.com, a large community and information site for musicians."

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