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#2243451 - 03/09/14 04:23 AM Does one size fit all?
Parks Offline
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Registered: 03/05/14
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Loc: Northern CA
Could I take out my Steinway action and put it in another Steinway and give it a whirl?

"Genius is nothing more than an extraordinary capacity for patience."
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#2243489 - 03/09/14 07:42 AM Re: Does one size fit all? [Re: Parks]
David Jenson Offline
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You might get lucky if the Steinways are the same model, but the short answer is - No.
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#2243494 - 03/09/14 08:09 AM Re: Does one size fit all? [Re: Parks]
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Registered: 03/14/09
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Once upon a time a prospect liked the sound of one piano, but the touch of another. New pianos; same make and model year. Dealer said: "Simple. I'll just have my tech switch the actions. Sold!" After observing a Marx Bros. juggling act for an hour or two, he determined that voiding the contract would be cheaper than switching the actions.

Edited by bkw58 (03/09/14 08:11 AM)
Edit Reason: clarity
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