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!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

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

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano Accessories
* 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
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#2072577 - 04/28/13 01:15 AM I want to buy an organ for my home
stringzoffury Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 10/01/11
Posts: 11
I plan on playing mostly Bach so I would like something that has a sound imitative of a pipe organ and has a full pedal board. A headphone jack would be nice too. Would it be possible to find something that meets this criteria for under $2000 used?

Top
#2074360 - 04/30/13 04:34 PM Re: I want to buy an organ for my home [Re: stringzoffury]
Ken Knapp Offline



Registered: 04/18/06
Posts: 2254
Loc: Pennsylvania
I am not sure what is out there, but I think it is possible. MY first preference is a vintage Hammond Console (A, B, C, RT). If you need AGO pedals then the RT series or the D series would be suitable in the Hammonds.

Now, as far as other brands, the companies I would recommend are Allen and Rodgers. Both have pretty good reputations and seem to provide good support for their older organs. Look on craigslist and eBay. Often used models can be had cheap.
_________________________
Ken

Piano Organ Depot
http://www.pianoorgandepot.com
Hammond Organ Technician
http://www.tonewheeltech.com
Vice President - MITA, International
http://www.mitatechs.org
http://www.facebook.com/MITATechs

Top
#2074462 - 04/30/13 07:19 PM Re: I want to buy an organ for my home [Re: stringzoffury]
Ken Knapp Offline



Registered: 04/18/06
Posts: 2254
Loc: Pennsylvania
_________________________
Ken

Piano Organ Depot
http://www.pianoorgandepot.com
Hammond Organ Technician
http://www.tonewheeltech.com
Vice President - MITA, International
http://www.mitatechs.org
http://www.facebook.com/MITATechs

Top
#2097888 - 06/07/13 01:33 PM Re: I want to buy an organ for my home [Re: stringzoffury]
red-rose Offline
Full Member

Registered: 04/20/13
Posts: 177
Loc: Cleveland, OH
yes, I'll second the Craigslist suggestion. Often organs like that are so large and no one knows what they are worth, so people just want you to come and get them for free if you will take it off their hands! I don't know about the headphone jack. (I've never looked.)

Top
#2097889 - 06/07/13 01:34 PM Re: I want to buy an organ for my home [Re: stringzoffury]
red-rose Offline
Full Member

Registered: 04/20/13
Posts: 177
Loc: Cleveland, OH
oh, and if you are a member of a church, that is a place to start. A friend of mine who is the music director for a Catholic archdiocese says that a surprisingly large part of his job is dealing with people who are trying to get rid of old electric organs! laugh

Top

What's Hot!!
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Interesting books about the piano, pianists, piano history, biographies, memoirs and more!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Seiler Pianos
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Kissin, Lisitsa, Lang Lang So Overrated
by Batuhan
11/01/14 07:29 AM
November Piano Bar
by kenjazz
11/01/14 06:16 AM
Von fremden Lšndern und Menschen tempo
by hreichgott
10/31/14 10:43 PM
Another Kawai ES7 warning
by bjorn of brekkukot
10/31/14 08:41 PM
Olga Vinokur, Piano Concert Nov. 9, Lowell, MA
by Piano World
10/31/14 08:21 PM
Who's Online
75 registered (anotherscott, Al LaPorte, ando, alberto, 25 invisible), 1839 Guests and 16 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
76724 Members
42 Forums
158661 Topics
2330103 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
(ads by Google)

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 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission