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#2038967 - 02/25/13 11:32 AM Is $20k for 2008 brand new Kawai RX3 a good deal?
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After a couple of months' piano search, we came across a brand new Kawai RX3 with 10 year Kawai warranty for $20k. Based on the serial# the piano was built in 1998 and the dealer kept it tuned regularly. Is the price good?

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#2038980 - 02/25/13 11:59 AM Re: Is $20k for 2008 brand new Kawai RX3 a good deal? [Re: sunnyday]
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Is it 2008 or 1998? $20k for a new 2008 RX-3 sounds like the deal of a lifetime, but maybe some of the experts here will chime in with an opinion more credible than mine.
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#2038986 - 02/25/13 12:06 PM Re: Is $20k for 2008 brand new Kawai RX3 a good deal? [Re: sunnyday]
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1998 was a typo. It was made in 2008.

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#2039028 - 02/25/13 01:44 PM Re: Is $20k for 2008 brand new Kawai RX3 a good deal? [Re: sunnyday]
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When I was piano shopping in 2008 I could of bought a new rx-3 ebony or satin for 18k on sale.

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#2039038 - 02/25/13 01:59 PM Re: Is $20k for 2008 brand new Kawai RX3 a good deal? [Re: sunnyday]
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I think that is a great price!
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#2039112 - 02/25/13 03:36 PM Re: Is $20k for 2008 brand new Kawai RX3 a good deal? [Re: sunnyday]
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Registered: 05/07/09
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Loc: Illinois
Hi,
I think you have a good deal. I just purchased from a private party a used 2008 RX2 for $12K. Good luck.

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#2039512 - 02/26/13 09:59 AM Re: Is $20k for 2008 brand new Kawai RX3 a good deal? [Re: sunnyday]
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Thanks for all your replies. Will it sound well in a 12x12 hard-wood-floor room? No other furniture but a curio in the corner.

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#2039523 - 02/26/13 10:15 AM Re: Is $20k for 2008 brand new Kawai RX3 a good deal? [Re: sunnyday]
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Hi Sunny,

The RX3 always sounds great, but it has a big voice! You might have to consider an area rug and some additional sound attenuation elements. Or, just glory in the exceptional experience of it all!
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