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#2106785 - 06/23/13 02:18 PM L shaped pins for grand piano lid
flash45 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/12
Posts: 22
Hi everyone, I am having trouble finding the "L" shaped oins that are on the lid of the piano. Im in toronto canada. Does anyone know where I can get these?


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#2106789 - 06/23/13 02:25 PM Re: L shaped pins for grand piano lid [Re: flash45]
Eric Gloo Offline
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Registered: 05/28/01
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Loc: Richfield Springs, New York
I just did a Google search for "piano lid hinge pins", which resulted in several options.
Eric Gloo
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Richfield Springs, New York

#2106828 - 06/23/13 03:45 PM Re: L shaped pins for grand piano lid [Re: flash45]
pianolive Offline
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Registered: 09/09/11
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Loc: Europe
I buy Brass threads with the right diameter, cut and bend them.

#2106925 - 06/23/13 07:52 PM Re: L shaped pins for grand piano lid [Re: flash45]
Minnesota Marty Offline

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The common term is a "loose pin hinge" and suppliers are easy to find. They will have replacement pins in all sizes, finishes, and types of L-pin or pins with a finial.
Marty in Minnesota

It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.


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