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#1472713 - 07/12/10 04:25 AM Need an upright piano
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Any ideas ? I need a good upright piano but not too expensive. I want to improve my skill in this summer. Some 1000-1500 USD pianos are the best choices for me. I can not afford more than that. A thief stole 1000 euro from my dad and 500 euro from the credit card(Damn you thief, that was a lot of money !). And waiting is not an option. I read some websites but I still cant find

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#1472715 - 07/12/10 04:29 AM Re: Need an upright piano [Re: NeedleMan]
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It is doubtful that you will be able to buy a new piano in that range, so you need to find something used. In the used market you are limited to what you can find.
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#1472742 - 07/12/10 07:15 AM Re: Need an upright piano [Re: NeedleMan]
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Originally Posted By: NeedleMan
Any ideas ? I need a good upright piano but not too expensive. I want to improve my skill in this summer. Some 1000-1500 USD pianos are the best choices for me. I can not afford more than that. A thief stole 1000 euro from my dad and 500 euro from the credit card(Damn you thief, that was a lot of money !). And waiting is not an option. I read some websites but I still cant find

Thank you !


While I advocate real acoustic pianos (or ones with a real acoustic action), for that kind of money you could buy a decent digital piano.

If you really want an acoustic upright consider placing an ad in a local newspaper or post an ad at your local supermarket. There are many people who have pianos in their house and don't use them. My brother has a spinet in his house that never gets played and he's had it for 25 years or so. He's just gotten accustomed to having it in his living room.
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#1472789 - 07/12/10 09:19 AM Re: Need an upright piano [Re: Dave Horne]
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That was a really good idea. I should have visit them.

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