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#1942345 - 08/14/12 03:00 AM Advice needed ... 1998 Kawai GM-1
boomerang Offline
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Registered: 07/23/12
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Does anyone has an opinion on Kawai GM-1 in terms of quality and the asking price of around $7,000 for a 1998 (made in Japan)?

Thanks.

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#1942503 - 08/14/12 11:32 AM Re: Advice needed ... 1998 Kawai GM-1 [Re: boomerang]
May Stone Offline
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Registered: 08/06/12
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I'm looking for a baby grand piano as well. From my two weeks experience for searching a used baby grand, a 14 years old Kawai GM-1 asking $7,000 is a little bit too expensive. May

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#1943422 - 08/15/12 09:02 PM Re: Advice needed ... 1998 Kawai GM-1 [Re: boomerang]
boomerang Offline
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yes, price seems high to me as well.

Does anyone has any experience with a kawai gm-1?

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#1943672 - 08/16/12 10:38 AM Re: Advice needed ... 1998 Kawai GM-1 [Re: boomerang]
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My dealer told me to avoid the GM series. He had a new one the floor.

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#1947061 - 08/22/12 04:33 AM Re: Advice needed ... 1998 Kawai GM-1 [Re: gnuboi]
boomerang Offline
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Did your dealer elaborate why ?

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#1947070 - 08/22/12 05:52 AM Re: Advice needed ... 1998 Kawai GM-1 [Re: boomerang]
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Because the newer one is made in Indonesia and seems unloved generally on forums. That said, I heard one a few weeks ago and it was really delightful. That was the newer GM-10.
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#1947144 - 08/22/12 10:28 AM Re: Advice needed ... 1998 Kawai GM-1 [Re: boomerang]
gnuboi Offline
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Originally Posted By: boomerang
Did your dealer elaborate why ?


Not really. Something like not much of a piano, but he knows my preferences (er, biases). I think for the right price and person, it would be very fine piano.

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