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#2011588 - 01/09/13 07:45 AM Suzuki spinet?
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Registered: 03/25/12
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Loc: Holmes Chapel
Saw a digital piano in the local ads today.

There was an unknown brand (for pianos) for sale, I see all sorts of strange brands like Daewoo pianos.

Today I saw an ad for a suzuki Spinet..... laugh

I'm not going to buy it of course!

But you'd have thought they'd have chosen a nicer name?

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#2012068 - 01/10/13 03:48 AM Re: Suzuki spinet? [Re: justpin]
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I think there`s one on Ebay now. Tere`s not many DP`s after Xmas. Wonder why? (!)
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#2012162 - 01/10/13 09:23 AM Re: Suzuki spinet? [Re: justpin]
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There are tons of keyboards and DPs available on craigslist, but I've never heard of the Suzuki Spinet. And yes, I agree that's not a very flattering name, but then again, it's probably not a very flattering instrument so perhaps it's accurate if nothing else smile
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#2012164 - 01/10/13 09:26 AM Re: Suzuki spinet? [Re: justpin]
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I've never used or seen a Suzuki piano. But they got a poor sitting here a couple of years ago. Just do a search.

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#2012408 - 01/10/13 06:20 PM Re: Suzuki spinet? [Re: justpin]
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Registered: 06/17/10
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Am I missing something, what's the issue with the name?

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#2012433 - 01/10/13 07:28 PM Re: Suzuki spinet? [Re: Vectistim]
justpin Offline
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Loc: Holmes Chapel
When did you grow up?

Do you remember Ladas and the jokes about these cars?

Spinets were the Lada of pianos. Much like a Lada is still a car, there are.... many compromises in Ladas being cars.






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