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#2042095 - 03/03/13 12:31 AM Getting my first Baby Grand piano next Tuesday! Some Qs...
shaolin95 Offline
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Registered: 10/12/11
Posts: 477
Hello!
Sorry for being so hyper but I feel so happy to be getting my Baby Grand next week. Is an entry level model but it seems to be nice based on what I have read, the Young Chang Y150.
I played it today and it felt and sounded so nice. I currently have Baldwin Hamilton Studio piano so this will be my upgrade.
I have a humidifier next to it to keep it above 30 as it is dry here in Utah.
Anything else I should know about keeping it in good shape?
Thanks!


Edited by shaolin95 (03/03/13 12:36 AM)
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*Young Chang Y185 6'-1"

*Baldwin Hamilton Studio '67 (gone)

*Young Chang Y150 (Del F design) (gone)

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#2042108 - 03/03/13 01:14 AM Re: Getting my first Baby Grand piano next Tuesday! Some Qs... [Re: shaolin95]
rlinkt Offline
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Registered: 07/08/12
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Loc: CA
I don't have any advice to offer, but congratulations on your new piano! Enjoy it!

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#2042224 - 03/03/13 08:30 AM Re: Getting my first Baby Grand piano next Tuesday! Some Qs... [Re: shaolin95]
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Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 8585
Loc: Georgia, USA
Congratulations!!

You have a nice studio upright, but the grand will definitely be an upgrade!

Advice... play it, play it and play it some more! smile

Post pictures when you can!

Rick
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#2042231 - 03/03/13 08:57 AM Re: Getting my first Baby Grand piano next Tuesday! Some Qs... [Re: shaolin95]
backto_study_piano Offline
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Registered: 01/28/10
Posts: 531
Loc: Australia
Congratulations. Enjoy it - play it, don't worry - but keep up the tuning and regulation. Have it voiced after 6-12 months after you've played it hard and long.
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#2042595 - 03/03/13 10:19 PM Re: Getting my first Baby Grand piano next Tuesday! Some Qs... [Re: shaolin95]
shaolin95 Offline
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Thanks all for the comments! smile
Yes Rickster, I totally agree that the Hamilton is one beautiful instrument. In fact, I even thought about keeping it as it has a different experience than the Grand so we shall see smile
I will update with pics soon.
Thanks guys!
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*Young Chang Y185 6'-1"

*Baldwin Hamilton Studio '67 (gone)

*Young Chang Y150 (Del F design) (gone)

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#2042629 - 03/04/13 12:22 AM Re: Getting my first Baby Grand piano next Tuesday! Some Qs... [Re: shaolin95]
Steven Y. A. Offline
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Registered: 01/14/13
Posts: 291
Loc: Toronto
Congratulations...I have heard some positive reviews from this model..
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#2042748 - 03/04/13 08:49 AM Re: Getting my first Baby Grand piano next Tuesday! Some Qs... [Re: shaolin95]
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Don't forget to record the sound too!! smile
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#2042753 - 03/04/13 09:04 AM Re: Getting my first Baby Grand piano next Tuesday! Some Qs... [Re: Morodiene]
shaolin95 Offline
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Registered: 10/12/11
Posts: 477
Originally Posted By: Steven Y. A.
Congratulations...I have heard some positive reviews from this model..

Thanks. I wanted it since I read some reviews here and was not able to find a store where I could but it due to some old credit issues so instead of buying anything else, I was able to get my credit fixed and it felt darn good to walk in and get the one I wanted finally! smile

Originally Posted By: Morodiene
Don't forget to record the sound too!! smile

Oh yes indeed. I only have a Blue Spark mic for Vocals but I will give it a shot. I tried my Hamilton yesterday and it was ok but the Mic was making the pedal sound way too loud as the stand is for vocals so I need one which lets me place the mic closer to the soundboard instead but I will surely do that. smile




BTW I got this humidifier:
http://www.amazon.com/Essick-Air-MA1201-...sick+humidifier

I keep it at about 35 humidify so I dont have to refill too often but if you guys feel it needs to be higher then I guess I can get a second one, place one on table to each side of the piano.
Thanks!


Edited by shaolin95 (03/04/13 12:47 PM)
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*Young Chang Y185 6'-1"

*Baldwin Hamilton Studio '67 (gone)

*Young Chang Y150 (Del F design) (gone)

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