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#1922654 - 07/04/12 03:25 PM Nordiska (5') vs Weber WG 50?
Faithhopelove Offline
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Registered: 07/04/12
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We are looking to buy a piano. After looking quite a few, we narrow it to a Nordiska 5' (about 6 years) and a Weber WG 50 (about 20 years). Nordiska asks for $4500 plus free shipping. Weber asks for $3900. Both will not negotiate. We appreciate your comments on them.

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#1923063 - 07/05/12 03:46 PM Re: Nordiska (5') vs Weber WG 50? [Re: Faithhopelove]
AJF Offline
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Registered: 05/18/06
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I wouldn't spend that kind of money on a cheap and very small grand piano. I would look for a Kawai or Yamaha upright piano lightly used. You'll get a piano that IMO plays and sounds better for the price.

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#1925323 - 07/11/12 03:44 AM Re: Nordiska (5') vs Weber WG 50? [Re: AJF]
Faithhopelove Offline
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Thanks for your comments. It is hard to find a lightly used Kawai or Yamaha in our price range. We decided to go with the Weber since it seems to be a better deal according to info we gathered.

#1925348 - 07/11/12 07:46 AM Re: Nordiska (5') vs Weber WG 50? [Re: Faithhopelove]
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Registered: 03/25/06
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Congratulations on the purchase of your piano.

I played both a Weber and a Nordiska baby grand when I was looking, and liked the Weber better.

I hope you and your family get many years of enjoyment out of it; and, if you all decide to upgrade at some point, that will be fun too!

Post pictures when you can...

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