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#2101567 - 06/12/13 04:05 PM Kaps hammer rail weights
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Whats going on with these weights? ...


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#2101593 - 06/12/13 04:52 PM Re: Kaps hammer rail weights [Re: musicbased]
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something acoustical (to lower impact noise )...? or simply to have more mass for the hammer flange.

not the best idea in high treble may be, but who knows


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#2101627 - 06/12/13 06:20 PM Re: Kaps hammer rail weights [Re: musicbased]
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Well, it may look crazy, but I have seen enough Kaps pianos to have nothing but high respect for them. They surely thought they were on to something, but obviously it didn't catch on....
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