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#639458 - 05/26/03 10:52 PM pramberger voicing?
Chris Rossoni Offline
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Are prambergers voiced at all before they come out of the factory or do they need alot of work on them before they sound the "best" they can? I don't know anything about voicing or anything to do with prepping a piano. I was also wondering how long it would take a tech to work on my piano and prep it like a "concert" piano?

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#639459 - 05/27/03 10:25 PM Re: pramberger voicing?
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I think the Prams can be prepped very nicely, but it will take several hours and cost about $400 from an experienced Tech. this is why the dealers dont do it....
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#639460 - 05/28/03 08:41 AM Re: pramberger voicing?
Chris Rossoni Offline
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If you have worked on one, how many times did you apply lacquer? Should i expect a one day job?

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#639461 - 05/28/03 01:36 PM Re: pramberger voicing?
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Prambergers and lacquer don't go together.Prambergers have hammers that fall into the medium high density range \:D ,there's going to be a lot more needling going on,but please no lacquer.Once the voicing is touched up,it should remain stable for a while,and sound pretty good too.
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#639462 - 05/28/03 11:25 PM Re: pramberger voicing?
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Actually i would either steam or use hammer softener . Plus a lot of string timing ( fiting the hanner to the strings)
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