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#1996608 - 12/08/12 09:35 PM Beginner Piano - Kawai 503T Or Yamaha M425 ?
pianowatcher Offline
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Registered: 12/08/12
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Looking to buy a used Beginner Piano - I have two immediate options - a 1995 Kawai 503T at $1500 or 2007 Yamaha M425 at $2000, which is a better buy? (budget is $2K as I am not sure if kids are serious)

Both pianos are single owner, claimed as tuned about once a year, quick visual inspection does not show any cracks, rust, loose pins etc.

The older Kawai has small grooves on the hammer felt, looks like may need voicing/filing.

Both sound good to me (novice ears!)

Thank you!

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#1996653 - 12/08/12 11:37 PM Re: Beginner Piano - Kawai 503T Or Yamaha M425 ? [Re: pianowatcher]
Cy Shuster, RPT Offline
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For one thing, twelve years newer is a big difference for not much more money.

Cy Shuster, RPT
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Director, PTG Norfolk 2016 Technical Institute

#1997101 - 12/09/12 09:01 PM Re: Beginner Piano - Kawai 503T Or Yamaha M425 ? [Re: Cy Shuster, RPT]
pianowatcher Offline
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Registered: 12/08/12
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Originally Posted By: Cy Shuster, RPT
For one thing, twelve years newer is a big difference for not much more money.


Thank you!


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