Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician
SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Yamaha CP4 Rebate
Yamaha CP4 Rebate
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
94 registered (Anita Potter, Bellicapelli, 36251, anamnesis, beeboss, 21 invisible), 1070 Guests and 8 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Topic Options
#632996 - 01/21/09 10:40 PM Does missed tuning lead to lasting instability?
bassliner Offline
Full Member

Registered: 06/01/07
Posts: 38
Loc: Long Island New York
Normaly I have my piano, a Yamaha U3A tuned 2X a year,in the spring and again in the fall. This year I have not had a chance to have my tuner over in the fall. It is now mid winter and I would like to skip a tuning until April or so which would be about 12 months since the last tuning. The piano has a Dampp Chaser installed and does not sound too bad at all yet. The unisons are still "in" for the most part. It just does not sound as sweet as it would after a fresh tuning....
Does the fact that I skipped a tuning effect the pianos overall stability? Does infrequent tuning lead to an over all instable piano? I was hoping someone would advise me...Thanks...
_________________________
2 kids, a yellow lab, Yamaha U3 and P90.

Top
(ad PTG 757) The Value of PTG Membership
The Value of a PTG Membership
#632997 - 01/21/09 11:00 PM Re: Does missed tuning lead to lasting instability?
KawaiDon Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/05/02
Posts: 1249
Loc: Orange County, CA
This should not be a problem long term, but will likely mean that the tuner might need to work a little harder to get it sounding its best at the next tuning. It might cost a little more.
_________________________
Don Mannino, MPA
Kawai America

Top
#632998 - 01/22/09 02:26 AM Re: Does missed tuning lead to lasting instability?
Gadzar Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/15/06
Posts: 1992
Loc: Mexico City
With a DC installed there be no problem. I bet it will be on pitch for the next tuning in April.
_________________________
Rafael Melo
Piano Technician
rafaelmelo@afinacionpianos.com.mx

Serving Mexico City and suburbs.

http://www.afinacionpianos.com.mx

Top
#632999 - 01/22/09 08:41 AM Re: Does missed tuning lead to lasting instability?
David Jenson Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/22/06
Posts: 2286
Loc: Maine
No. However, it just might bother the two kids and the yellow lab until it's tuned again.

;\)
_________________________
David L. Jenson
Tuning - Repairs - Refurbishing
Jenson's Piano Service
-----

Top
#633000 - 01/22/09 03:55 PM Re: Does missed tuning lead to lasting instability?
bassliner Offline
Full Member

Registered: 06/01/07
Posts: 38
Loc: Long Island New York
David, the lab is the only one who will listen to me play. Thanks for the input folks. The tuning will wait until April....
_________________________
2 kids, a yellow lab, Yamaha U3 and P90.

Top
#633001 - 01/22/09 03:56 PM Re: Does missed tuning lead to lasting instability?
bassliner Offline
Full Member

Registered: 06/01/07
Posts: 38
Loc: Long Island New York
David, the lab is the only one who will listen to me play. Thanks for the input folks. The tuning will wait until April....
_________________________
2 kids, a yellow lab, Yamaha U3 and P90.

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
The February 2015 Issue of our Free Piano News Newsletter is out now! FREE Piano Newsletter
--------------------
The best thing I've learned on Piano World....
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
(ad) Jazz Piano Online
Jazz Piano Online Lessons
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Seiler Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Need help to identify 41 key piano (Herrburger Brooks)
by Paulmk5
03/03/15 06:01 AM
Glenn Gould on television - Music in the U.S.S.R.
by pianoman9
03/03/15 05:35 AM
What is the key of your life?
by piano_friend
03/03/15 03:20 AM
the Steinway at the Vanderbilt Mansion
by Michael Sayers
03/03/15 03:05 AM
exercises and compositions for children
by Michael Sayers
03/03/15 02:19 AM
Forum Stats
78,377 Registered Members
43 Forums
162,027 Topics
2,379,023 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Gift Ideas for Music Lovers!
Find the Perfect Gift for the Music Lovers on your List!
Visit our online store today.

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission