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#1624050 - 02/20/11 03:39 AM Ragtime nickelodeon advice
rick force Offline
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Registered: 09/29/09
Posts: 1
Hi all,
I have an older (about 6 years old) ragtime nickelodeon (with piano, snare and base drums, tambourine, and accordion) that needs the pinboard replaced and restrung/pinned. It won't hold a tune, some pins snap back after being tightened (tuned). It will cost around 2-3k to fix. I paid $1150 (950 for the nick and 200 moving), is it worth fixing and are there cheaper alternatives to a complete restring/pin job? The cabinet is fine as is the entire nickelodeon mechanics (that works fine). Any advice would be great so I can figure out wht to do with this nick. Thank you, Rick.

#1626860 - 02/23/11 05:04 PM Re: Ragtime nickelodeon advice [Re: rick force]
Roy Rodgers Offline
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Registered: 03/01/09
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Loc: Ranger, Texas
If it is only 6 years old, wouldn't there be some type of warranty on it from the factory? Might look into that. See if they'll re-pin or replace the pin block under a manufacturers warranty.
Tuning and repairing pianos since 1981 in Ranger, Tx. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Roys-Piano-Service/173273022711505


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