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#2303492 - 07/17/14 07:13 PM The Ravenscroft modified Kawai VPC1
Phlox Offline
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Registered: 12/14/10
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Loc: The Netherlands
Hi all,

Found a picture of the ravenscroft modified (Kawai VPC1)
Thought you guys an girls would enjoy this one smile

[img:center]https://twitter.com/KeyboardMag/status/489854895608983552/photo/1[/img]
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#2303515 - 07/17/14 08:46 PM Re: The Ravenscroft modified Kawai VPC1 [Re: Phlox]
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Registered: 05/22/09
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Hopefully a picture of the action pops up...I've been very curious about what exactly they modified. Love the red finish though laugh
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#2303537 - 07/17/14 10:50 PM Re: The Ravenscroft modified Kawai VPC1 [Re: Phlox]
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Wow, that's pretty! Though for some reason I'm partial to red keyboards. wink
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#2304523 - 07/20/14 07:18 PM Re: The Ravenscroft modified Kawai VPC1 [Re: Phlox]
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Registered: 05/22/09
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Not sure if anyone has posted or watched this video, but it gives a lot of insight into the modification process (with pictures) performed by Ravensworks Design on the VPC1.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUC0xU7OX54

(Edit: Skip to 11:50 for the explanation)


Edited by Keegan (07/21/14 06:15 PM)
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#2308957 - 24 seconds ago Re: The Ravenscroft modified Kawai VPC1 [Re: Phlox]
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Oooooo. Pretty. I thought the original was cool looking.

Thanks for this video. I am super interested in this topic. Looking at the action it seems like there might be some things that are tweakable and I'd love it if it could be reasonably modified, like the action in an acoustic could be.

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