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#2030738 - 02/10/13 07:02 PM Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano
Rod Verhnjak Offline
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Just kidding. Go right ahead grin
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#2030751 - 02/10/13 07:27 PM Re: Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano [Re: Rod Verhnjak]
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Too late! I already did not buy one!
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#2031014 - 02/11/13 09:26 AM Re: Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano [Re: BDB]
Rich Galassini Offline
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Registered: 05/28/01
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Originally Posted By: BDB
Too late! I already did not buy one!

Nicely done, BDB.
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#2031561 - 02/12/13 12:04 AM Re: Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano [Re: BDB]
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Registered: 04/10/10
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Loc: Wash. DC area
Originally Posted By: BDB
Too late! I already did not buy one!

So didn't I. Whew.
I'd rather be practicing wink
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#2031571 - 02/12/13 12:22 AM Re: Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano [Re: Rod Verhnjak]
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Loc: Atlanta, GA
You're absolutely right, Rod. Buy my used one instead...just as nice and half the price! wink
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#2031685 - 02/12/13 07:24 AM Re: Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano [Re: Rod Verhnjak]
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Registered: 05/15/12
Posts: 7439
Loc: Rochester MN
Eeeww. Who would ever buy a piano with a person's name on the fallboard? I just can't think of any good one which does.
Marty in Minnesota

It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.

#2031916 - 02/12/13 03:10 PM Re: Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano [Re: jmcintyre]
mahermusic Offline
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Registered: 06/08/08
Posts: 356
Loc: U.S.A.
Originally Posted By: jmcintyre
Originally Posted By: BDB
Too late! I already did not buy one!

So didn't I. Whew.

Neither didn'................wait.............. WHAT???

Charles R. Walter 1520 QA Mahogany #531739 w/ High Polish, Renner and Quiet Pedal

#2031961 - 02/12/13 04:19 PM Re: Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano [Re: Rod Verhnjak]
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Registered: 06/26/08
Posts: 2624
Loc: SoCal
mahermusic, I am so sorry you made such a horrible mistake. As a fellow forumite, I'd be happy to make the sacrifice and take that Charles Walter off your hands. What time shall I have the movers pick it up?

No need to thank me.

#2031982 - 02/12/13 04:43 PM Re: Do not buy a new Charles Walter piano [Re: Plowboy]
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Rod - I'm willing to trade your Charles Walter for my Charlie Sheen "Upright"! grin
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