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#1988049 - 11/18/12 07:48 AM Levelling a piano on a sloping floor
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What, if anything, should be done to level a grand piano when the floor slopes down by 0.6" (1.5 cm) from treble to bass at the keyboard and by 0.8" (2.0 cm) from front to back?
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#1988119 - 11/18/12 11:08 AM Re: Levelling a piano on a sloping floor [Re: Withindale]
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If you want perfect level, just get some castor cups (if you don't have them already) and put some spacer wood under them to make up the difference. The 3 legs will always stabilize the structure without rocking.
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#1988231 - 11/18/12 04:49 PM Re: Levelling a piano on a sloping floor [Re: Withindale]
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Thanks, Emmery, that's the plan. Someone once said an action works best when the piano is perfectly level but, reading between your lines, reasonably level is OK.
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#1988234 - 11/18/12 04:53 PM Re: Levelling a piano on a sloping floor [Re: Withindale]
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Archimedes had the answer: Get a lever long enough and a place to stand, and you can move the world.
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