Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Yamaha CP4 Rebate
Yamaha CP4 Rebate
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
107 registered (Almaviva, anamnesis, Amosdoll, 31 invisible), 1267 Guests and 8 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1998340 - 12/12/12 12:21 PM Looking for high end tech in central NJ
Mark... Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/27/06
Posts: 4381
Loc: Jersey Shore
My Christmas present to myself this year is to do a major regulation, voicing, tuning and lyre repair (squeaks, creaks like a bitch) on my 2008 Estonia L190. My turner does a nice job, but I don't feel he is the guy to do this other work. I real want a high end job by someone who really does this kind of work. Playing p, pp is very difficult to play on this piano and needs to be adjusted. I want this piano to sing...

Also curious as to ballpark cost.

Awaiting any recommendations...

Thanks...

Top
(ads 568) Hailun Pianos

 

#1998345 - 12/12/12 12:32 PM Re: Looking for high end tech in central NJ [Re: Mark...]
DanS Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/28/12
Posts: 617
You could try Bob Dowling. He's in Morris county, not quite central Jersey, but it's not too far. He does very nice work!
_________________________
"In opera, there is always too much singing" -Debussy

Top
#1998381 - 12/12/12 01:39 PM Re: Looking for high end tech in central NJ [Re: Mark...]
Rank Piano Amateur Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/11/07
Posts: 1813
I would suggest calling Rich Galassini at Cunningham Piano Company in Philadelphia for a referral. He is certain to know a lot of people in the area of New Jersey that is close to PA, and his knowledge might extend to central New Jersey as well.

Top
#1998434 - 12/12/12 03:18 PM Re: Looking for high end tech in central NJ [Re: DanS]
Mark... Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/27/06
Posts: 4381
Loc: Jersey Shore
Originally Posted By: DanS
You could try Bob Dowling. He's in Morris county, not quite central Jersey, but it's not too far. He does very nice work!


Thanks Dan, I sent him an email.

Top
#1998457 - 12/12/12 04:17 PM Re: Looking for high end tech in central NJ [Re: Mark...]
wcctuner Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 116
Loc: Princeton, NJ
Curry who post here is in Central Jersey. You could also try the tech at Rutgers Mason Gross School of Music in NB, Dave Miller.


Edited by wcctuner (12/12/12 04:22 PM)
_________________________
Dave Forman
Piano Technician, Westminster Choir College of Rider University

Top
#1998485 - 12/12/12 05:10 PM Re: Looking for high end tech in central NJ [Re: Mark...]
DanS Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/28/12
Posts: 617
Originally Posted By: Mark...
Originally Posted By: DanS
You could try Bob Dowling. He's in Morris county, not quite central Jersey, but it's not too far. He does very nice work!


Thanks Dan, I sent him an email.


You're welcome Mark. Bob recently did some regulation on the piano at one of my jobs, and it's a night and day difference.
_________________________
"In opera, there is always too much singing" -Debussy

Top
#1998489 - 12/12/12 05:20 PM Re: Looking for high end tech in central NJ [Re: DanS]
Mark... Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/27/06
Posts: 4381
Loc: Jersey Shore
Originally Posted By: DanS
Originally Posted By: Mark...
Originally Posted By: DanS
You could try Bob Dowling. He's in Morris county, not quite central Jersey, but it's not too far. He does very nice work!


Thanks Dan, I sent him an email.


You're welcome Mark. Bob recently did some regulation on the piano at one of my jobs, and it's a night and day difference.


I visited his web page and he seems like the kind of tech I need. Just a question if he will travel. (Jackson NJ by Great Adventure) I expect my work will not be just a days work.

Top
#1998536 - 12/12/12 06:34 PM Re: Looking for high end tech in central NJ [Re: Mark...]
curry Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/17/02
Posts: 3770
Loc: Hamilton Twp, NJ
Thanks Dave. I don't travel that far.
Mark you could try John Kuentzel. His # is 609-716-8892.
_________________________
G.Fiore "aka-Curry". Tuner-Technician serving the central NJ, S.E. PA area. b214cm@aol.com Concert tuning, Regulation-voicing specialist.
Dampp-Chaser installations, piano appraisals. PTG S.Jersey Chapter 080.
Bösendorfer 214 # 47,299 214-358

Top
#1998933 - 12/13/12 12:46 PM Re: Looking for high end tech in central NJ [Re: Mark...]
mahermusic Offline
Full Member

Registered: 06/08/08
Posts: 356
Loc: U.S.A.
Mark,

We're right around where you are, and have been using Christopher Hill Piano Services for the life of our Walter. He's based out of Millstone Twp. and does FIRST-RATE work. Only one I would (could) recommend around here.

I have two numbers for him: (609) 426-1818 and (732) 446-3315
_________________________
Charles R. Walter 1520 QA Mahogany #531739 w/ High Polish, Renner and Quiet Pedal

Top

Moderator:  Ken Knapp, Piano World, Rickster 
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
circle of 5ths coaster
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Hal Leonard Teacher VIP
Hal Leonard Teacher VIP Your Source for Piano Music
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Seiler Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Because breaking up is hard to do
by earlofmar
Yesterday at 11:36 PM
Piano teacher recommendation in Salamanca,Spain?
by JessicaB
Yesterday at 10:30 PM
yamaha c3x vs shigeru sk3
by Fang
Yesterday at 09:15 PM
Casio & Technics
by JEB NYC
Yesterday at 07:45 PM
Fingerings on sheet music
by paradice
Yesterday at 07:11 PM
What's Hot!!
Trade Regrets: Gary Trafton - Piano Rep
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
78,699 Registered Members
43 Forums
162,820 Topics
2,389,976 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission