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#1484228 - 07/29/10 11:10 PM Watch as This Yamaha Upright Piano Gets Sawed in Half!
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Registered: 02/28/09
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Thought this was funny/interesting/disturbing?



From their YouTube page... Pianos that are "too costly to repair" are everywhere... so James and Barrett decided to sacrifice THIS one to science. Who knew a "saws all" could really cut through a piano?
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#1484864 - 07/30/10 07:39 PM Re: Watch as This Yamaha Upright Piano Gets Sawed in Half! [Re: eweiss]
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After they gutted it there was nothing left but the wood, of course you can cut that with a saws all! If they really wanna impress me, cut one in half with the plate still in it. With the right blade a saws all will go through the metal parts of a car, bit I don't know about a cast iron piano plate. That might be too much...
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#1486942 - 08/02/10 10:03 PM Re: Watch as This Yamaha Upright Piano Gets Sawed in Half! [Re: Little_Blue_Engine]
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that was quite interesting. Never seen that done before.

At least it was destroyed for a purpose, and the action and stuff saved.

I hate the videos on youtube of dumb teens smashing a nice old piano with no intentions to use it for parts what so ever.
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