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

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(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
111 registered (accordeur, Anne'sson, ando, 38 invisible), 1182 Guests and 16 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
*Organs

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
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Topic Options
#2115475 - 07/10/13 01:56 AM Common Stringing Center or CSC
pianosxxi Offline
Full Member

Registered: 05/21/08
Posts: 221
Loc: Southern California
Hello my fellow piano technicians!

I've been trying to publish several articles about my innovations in piano restoration in the Piano Technicians Journal. One of the devices that I offered for consideration (see image below) was the Piano Restringing Device. The chairman of the Editor Advisory Committee compared my restringing device to some kind of "a common stringing center" that I've never heard of.

If anyone has any information about a "common stringing center", please let me know.


Thank you for taking the time to read this.
_________________________
Gene Korolev, RPT
President, Master Piano Rebuilder

PIANO SOLUTIONS XXI
Exclusive Piano Restoration, Custom Piano Design and Sales
http://www.pianosxxi.com | http://www.custompianodesign.com
Contact: 818.503.0800

Top
(ad 568) PTG Convention 2015 Denver
PTG Convention July 15 to 18 Denver
#2115879 - 07/10/13 10:37 PM Re: Common Stringing Center or CSC [Re: pianosxxi]
Ed McMorrow, RPT Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/09/12
Posts: 2894
Loc: Seattle, WA USA
Hello Gene! I can't make out much detail from the posted photos-but "a common stringing center" probably refers to any fixture that holds the wire so it can be unspooled and cut during the stringing process.

If any of my fellow techs or interested pianists have the opportunity you should try to visit Gene's shop in LA. He has the most finely organized and esthetically integrated shop I have ever experienced. Gene is an artist!

Gene, I would think a picture story tour of your shop published in the PTG Journal would be most interesting.
Ed
_________________________
In a seemingly infinite universe-infinite human creativity is-seemingly possible

Top
#2116033 - 07/11/13 08:33 AM Re: Common Stringing Center or CSC [Re: pianosxxi]
Olek Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/14/08
Posts: 8011
Loc: France
Is it a setup to hold large rolls of wire and make the eyelets ?

The common gigs I have seen to have the large rolls in place are some sort of tall conical support that turns on itself , where they can be installed.
A case to keep all rolls with all sizes in place, is necessary also.

Nice design , I am more used to see things made of wood, what counts is how useful it is.
_________________________
It is critical that you call your Senators and Representatives and ask them to cosponsor S. 2587 and H.R. 5052. Getting your legislators to cosponsor these bills


Top
#2116995 - 07/13/13 01:29 PM Re: Common Stringing Center or CSC [Re: pianosxxi]
pianosxxi Offline
Full Member

Registered: 05/21/08
Posts: 221
Loc: Southern California
Thank you guys! I really appreciate you trying to explain the idea of the "common stringing center."

I had submitted a introductory draft for them to see if they are interested in publishing about it, you can read it by clicking this link:

http://www.pianosxxi.com/Piano%20Solutions%20XXI_toolsanddevices_article


This is the response I got:
From what I see there, it is a common stringing station that looks beautiful with many things on top of it. If there is not enough technical content to see why this is such a good tool, it does not serve the readers.

To me, this obviously means they are not interested.


From what I know, Shaff, Renner, PacificSupply, Pianotek do not sell anything for restringing. Maybe metal cassettes and boxes, but nothing compared with a more advanced device.
_________________________
Gene Korolev, RPT
President, Master Piano Rebuilder

PIANO SOLUTIONS XXI
Exclusive Piano Restoration, Custom Piano Design and Sales
http://www.pianosxxi.com | http://www.custompianodesign.com
Contact: 818.503.0800

Top
#2117067 - 07/13/13 03:48 PM Re: Common Stringing Center or CSC [Re: pianosxxi]
Olek Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/14/08
Posts: 8011
Loc: France
Hi, They are a little hard on you there !

I like the old model, look more like what I know.

But the new one, with moisture control is indeed impressive !

Thanks for the article
_________________________
It is critical that you call your Senators and Representatives and ask them to cosponsor S. 2587 and H.R. 5052. Getting your legislators to cosponsor these bills


Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
(ad) Teaching Music To Children
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha CP4 Rebate
Yamaha CP4 Rebate
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
How Do You Store/Organize Your Sheet Music
by Opus 1 Music
5 minutes 26 seconds ago
Question About Fingering/Technique
by newbert
Today at 08:21 PM
How to search for a teacher for my VI kid
by christineka
Today at 07:36 PM
Good software for slowing down songs?
by DeadPoets
Today at 05:48 PM
Piano Cover Music Competition - Help me out?
by RyanThePianist
Today at 03:49 PM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
79,838 Registered Members
44 Forums
165,194 Topics
2,422,572 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