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#2300221 - 07/09/14 11:42 AM Hardman Pianos: Are they bad pianos?
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5' 7", $6,000.

Brand new Hardman grand piano finished in high luster red mahogany, this piano comes with a TEN YEAR FACTORY warranty.

It's about the same size as the old M&H I was looking at, but for $2k more, this one is brand new, so for certain there are no cracks in the soundboard.

Are these bad pianos?

Edited by Paul678 (07/09/14 01:24 PM)

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#2300310 - 07/09/14 03:33 PM Re: Hardman Pianos: Are they bad pianos? [Re: Paul678]
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As I recall they are a Chinese stencil brand that was placed pretty much at the bottom of the barrel. While it may be new I think one could find a better quality used grand than this one. But of course that is just my opinion.
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#2300545 - 07/10/14 01:49 AM Re: Hardman Pianos: Are they bad pianos? [Re: Paul678]
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You seem to be in Tucson. Maybe my friend Neil Flint RPT, knows of a great grand in your price range. Try looking him up and see what he says.
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#2300619 - 07/10/14 08:39 AM Re: Hardman Pianos: Are they bad pianos? [Re: Paul678]
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You would be better off with a Used Yamaha

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#2300668 - 07/10/14 10:34 AM Re: Hardman Pianos: Are they bad pianos? [Re: Bob]
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Originally Posted By: Bob
You would be better off with a Used Yamaha

Agreed. The Yamahas are AWESOME instruments.

The actions of the C2 is a bit on the heavy side for me, but I could get used to it I'm sure.

Problem is, the last C2 I tried sold for $10k, so they are a bit more pricey for sure. People know they have good re-sale value.....


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