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#2302858 - 07/16/14 02:25 AM Squeaking dampers on 1940 Upright
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confused I thought I'd try to set all my dampers to move off at the same time - quite a task !
Well all back together and there was a squeak when the sustain pedal was depressed. The obvious culprit was the bushing, or rather the remains of, where the vertical rod runs through a wood block screwed to the side of the case. But a replacement of this did nothing.
Action on the diningroom table - AGAIN! Surprise the squeaking is coming from the dampers, infact where the long ends of the springs rub in a little disc of felt !
Now I did not feel like removing all, or infact any of the dampers, after three days spent trying to line up each and every one!
One quick spray from a silicon-lube aerosol onto each felt did the trick!

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#2302972 - 07/16/14 10:36 AM Re: Squeaking dampers on 1940 Upright [Re: Goof]
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It is usually a dummy damper lever which pushes the damper rod back when the pedal is not pressed.
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