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#2147931 - 09/10/13 11:00 PM service;neglected Dampp Chaser question
Greg the Piano Tuner Offline
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Registered: 11/16/08
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Loc: Boston
The other day I came across a Sohmer upright whose humidifier pads hadn't been changed in years. They were covered with a thick yellow scale and I had to pry them off. The bar they were resting on was covered with thick black plastic crud, which took a long time to clean off. I don't see too many of these; I'm guessing the black plastic was a coating from that bar. Should that bar be replaced? How can I test it?

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#2147933 - 09/10/13 11:03 PM Re: service;neglected Dampp Chaser question [Re: Greg the Piano Tuner]
beethoven986 Offline
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Call Dampp-Chaser.
B.Mus. Piano Performance 2009
M.Mus. Piano Performance & Literature 2011
PTG Associate Member
Certified Dampp-Chaser installer

#2150836 - 09/15/13 09:32 PM Re: service;neglected Dampp Chaser question [Re: Greg the Piano Tuner]
Dave B Offline
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Replacing neglected systems is best. (In my opinion)
"Imagine it in all its primatic colorings, its counterpart in our souls - our souls that are great pianos whose strings, of honey and of steel, the divisions of the rainbow set twanging, loosing on the air great novels of adventure!" - William Carlos Williams


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