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#1991342 - 11/27/12 06:21 AM Re: Check this out [Re: Del]
Loren D Offline
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Originally Posted By: Del
Originally Posted By: Loren D
I ran into something similar today. This is a grand I've serviced for years but never noticed this. It's just past the last tuning pins at the treble

So, stick a sharp tool in there and peel away the cracked finish and let us know what you find. Odds are you won't find a crack in the iron.

ddf


You're most likely right, Del. For one thing, this piano is really, really stable year to year.
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#1991346 - 11/27/12 06:31 AM Re: Check this out [Re: Loren D]
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Originally Posted By: Loren D
I ran into something similar today. This is a grand I've serviced for years but never noticed this. It's just past the last tuning pins at the treble end.



cracks may happen around the bolts also, mostly where the iron is thin if I understand well. rarely it cause a problem with stability.

This sound more clearly like a crack in grey iron (even if not deep) than the ones of the Dan's picture (which looks like a vaccum molded plate) .
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