Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) The Best of Both Worlds
Yamaha Hybrid the Best of Both Worlds
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
102 registered (asiantraveller101, Albunea, ando, accordeur, A Flat Minor, augustm, 32 invisible), 1468 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#2059200 - 04/04/13 10:32 AM Ampico Repair Tech - FL Area?
Piano World Offline

Registered: 05/24/01
Posts: 5816
Loc: Parsonsfield, ME (orig. Nahant...
My friend and forums member concert pianist Jeffrey Biegel sent me this email last night.
I'm hoping someone knows a tech who can help.
If you do, please post it here or contact me directly (frank@pianoworld.com)


Hi Frank!

How are you?

Say, an elderly lady in Aventura, FL, has a Chickering Ampico player piano with lots of piano rolls--Lhevinne included! Her late husband built it, but he passed away in 2012. Very sad. She is Lee Wiegand, whose music I recorded for her legacy book. She would like someone who can repair the Ampico in her home, and I immediately thought to ask you. Can you post something reaching out in PW to see if there is anyone in the USA that knows how to fix pianos fitted with the Ampico system?


- Frank B.
Founder / Owner / Host
Find Us On:
Skype: PianoWorldDotCom
My Keyboards:
Estonia L-190, Yamaha P-80, Hammond XK-3, Hammond A-100, Estey 1895 Pump Organ, Harpsichord (kit), Clavichord (kit), Bilhorn Telescope Organ c 1880
It's Fun To Play the Piano ... PLEASE Pass It On!
Invite everyone you know to join our piano forums!
Coming to Maine? We're in Parsonsfield let's get together!

(ad 568) PTG Grand Action Regulation in 37 Steps
PTG Grand Action Regulation in 37 Steps
#2059392 - 04/04/13 04:20 PM Re: Ampico Repair Tech - FL Area? [Re: Piano World]
Scott Hamlin Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/11/12
Posts: 702
Give Arty a call.. he will take care of you!
Arthur Marino
11320 NW 31 Place
Sunrise, FL
Phone: 954-292-9981 (cell)
E-Mail: Marinopiano@aol.com

I am a player tech located in southeast Florida, Ft Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach area. I was co-owner of the Duffy Player Piano Co. of Palisades Park, NJ (Later Albanese Pianos) for ten years. When my partner passed on, I continued the business as A & T Piano Company in Lodi. Duffy's sold new Aeolian players and we did a huge business in Pianocorder installations and restorations. I have relocated down here in Florida and continue my player work on a small scale. I am qualified in the repair and restoration of Ampico, Duo-Art and upright players of all makes.

Personal Site: http://DulceLabs.com
Casio PX-5S Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Casio.Px5s/

#2059455 - 04/04/13 06:30 PM Re: Ampico Repair Tech - FL Area? [Re: Piano World]
JBiegel Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/16/07
Posts: 852
Thanks for posting this, Frank. I will send Lee the names and contact info and see where it leads for her.

#2059524 - 04/04/13 11:46 PM Re: Ampico Repair Tech - FL Area? [Re: Piano World]
Supply Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 09/11/06
Posts: 3919
Loc: Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
The clearinghouse for all things (and information) about players and their restoration is http://mmd.foxtail.com/
Jurgen Goering
Piano Forte Supply

Piattino Caster Cups distributor


Moderator:  Piano World 
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps and more.

Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
Ad (the Piano Store)
the Piano Store - Restored Steinway Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
God Save the Queen
by Dru Morgan
Today at 11:51 AM
by Simon Hester
Today at 11:12 AM
Leon Fleisher Appreciation
by ClsscLib
Today at 09:54 AM
Did Liberace ever play the Moonlight 3rd mvt?
by brassplyer
Today at 07:18 AM
What ultra famous piece is this?
by JoelW
Today at 02:29 AM
What's Hot!!
Posting Pictures on the Forums
Forums Rules & Help
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
Forum Stats
80,942 Registered Members
44 Forums
167,290 Topics
2,451,555 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |

copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission