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#2018000 - 01/20/13 07:24 PM Opinions on CLP 408 and 465 wanted
PossumES8SP280 Offline
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Hello, does anyone own or has anyone played these? I liked the 465 but figure the emphasis could be more on the shell (grand shaped) and not sure if there is a benefit in this model.

The 408 uses actual wood in the white keys.

I have started to look at already assembled pianos as I am tired of UPS and want something nice to sit and look at

(I will go and look at the LX15 that another poster here just got- that thing looked and sounded very nice)
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#2018255 - 01/21/13 09:48 AM Re: Opinions on CLP 408 and 465 wanted [Re: PossumES8SP280]
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I guess no one has opinions on these smile Everyone is super excitied about the new 64 key piano
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#2018263 - 01/21/13 09:56 AM Re: Opinions on CLP 408 and 465 wanted [Re: PossumES8SP280]
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Yep. 64 is the new 73. wink
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#2018265 - 01/21/13 09:57 AM Re: Opinions on CLP 408 and 465 wanted [Re: Kawai James]
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Figured that James! Actually heading over to our local Kawaii dealer since I'm off work today to try the ES7
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#2018276 - 01/21/13 10:14 AM Re: Opinions on CLP 408 and 465 wanted [Re: PossumES8SP280]
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Why would you want to overpay for some would-be acoustic cabinet, which doesn't even resemble an acoustic and is plain ugly? 408 - is essentially a Clavinova 470 in a different cabinet with almost twice the cost.
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