Hi All. I’ve been a lurker on the site for a while, but am new to posting. There is such a wealth of great info here-very impressive resource! I’m hoping to get some advice on our piano purchase. We’re looking to upgrade our piano from an entry level 48” “Made in China” to one that can grow with my son as his playing progresses-ideally for at least 5 years, hopefully more like 10. Our piano has served us well over the past few years, but we think it might be time to kick it up a notch. We would like to stick with an upright and our budget is around $7k to $10k max, plus our trade (which is only worth around $1k or so). We would like an American or European (probably Eastern European on our budget) piano. We’ve looked at the Vogel 125, W. Hoffmann T128, Charles Walter 1500 and the Schulze Pollmann Studio Upgrade 122. We really liked the Vogel and the SP. There’s a big price difference between the two- Vogel about $11k out of pocket and SP $7k. Is that price difference justified? I know the Vogel has a Renner action, so I’m guessing that that accounts for some of the differential. We plan on taking another look at the CW, as that would also be on the lower end of the budget. If anyone has feedback on the pianos we’ve already seen or suggestions on others to look at, it would be much appreciated.