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#1932887 - 07/26/12 10:10 PM Howes Player Action?
Roy1922 Offline
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Registered: 07/21/12
Posts: 1
Good evening,

Does anyone have any experience with Howes aftermarket pneumatic player mechanism? They make a complete replacement player stack for missing/damaged ones. I've never seen or heard of this before.

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#1933176 - 07/27/12 02:06 PM Re: Howes Player Action? [Re: Roy1922]
Grandpianoman Offline
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Registered: 03/12/05
Posts: 2540
Loc: Portland, Oregon
Give a shout over at www.mdigest.com Their readership might have the info on that system. I checked their archives, there was only one post, but the URL for Howes was not working.

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#1933514 - 07/28/12 08:11 AM Re: Howes Player Action? [Re: Roy1922]
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#1939512 - 08/08/12 06:45 PM Re: Howes Player Action? [Re: Roy1922]
Colin Dunn Offline
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Registered: 12/11/05
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This is the link to their pneumatic action. I have no idea about pricing or how well it works, but it seems like a good idea. (Too bad they didn't come up with a replica of an AMPICO or Welte-Mignon...)

http://www.howespiano.com/parts/pneumatic.php
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