Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 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

Trying Something New with Search
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
89 registered (AprilE, anamnesis, Almaviva, 26 invisible), 1779 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
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
*Live Piano Venues
*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
Topic Options
#647472 - 11/07/02 12:10 PM Boogie String Breaker
PNO2NER Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/26/01
Posts: 128
Loc: Traverse City, MI
A local dealer has a customer with a Yamaha U1, new in 1985. Since new, bass bichord strings have been breaking while playing. So frequent, that all were replaced under warranty at that time. Strings still continued to break and even now, about every sixth time its played, a string breaks. They typically break between the tuning pin and pressure bar, leaving a 1" stub. The player admits he is vigorous, though I have not seen him play. Suggestions made: Voicing, softer hammers, heavier strings, deregulation, player exceeding piano's limits. Any thoughts?
PNO2NER

Top
(ad 568)
PTG Journal Online
PTG Journal Online
#647473 - 11/07/02 05:02 PM Re: Boogie String Breaker
pianoseed Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/13/01
Posts: 884
Loc: here
perhaps too much sustain pedal. I have heard that bass vibrating strings can increase when played hard in succession without damping and snap.
_________________________
pianoseed

Top
#647474 - 11/07/02 08:32 PM Re: Boogie String Breaker
TomtheTuner Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/29/01
Posts: 806
Loc: Melbourne, Florida USA
Also there are " LOWER TENSION" bass string sets available from Mapes Piano Strings in Elizebethton, Tenn. Cost is about $180 but they do work a little better. Let me ask you a TOUCHY question. Is this piano being played by a black person who really plays hard. If so get bact to me.......
_________________________
Maker of the TCHAMMER
www.thomasccobble.com

BUSY IS BETTER THAN BORED

Top
#647475 - 11/14/02 02:25 PM Re: Boogie String Breaker
Brian Lawson, RPT Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/04/01
Posts: 647
Loc: South Africa
Increase let-off, mic piano and put loudspeaker next to pianist's ear
_________________________
Brian Lawson, RPT
Johannesburg
South Africa

http://www.lawsonic.co.za

Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
Italy Members - Please Check In
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Calculator Looks Like Piano Keyboard
Calculator that looks like a piano keyboard
Piano Keyboard Calculator

New in the Piano World online store (PianoSupplies.com) now.
(ad)
Pianist Magazine
Pianist Magazine - Helping you become a better player
(ad)
Teaching Children Music
Teaching Music to Children
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Reading a score with bifocals
by FrankCox
08/25/16 11:09 PM
Learning Advanced repertoire quickly
by Sean P
08/25/16 09:51 PM
Hi from new member
by Gombessa
08/25/16 09:24 PM
(Slow) Blues repertoire and tips
by PianoMath
08/25/16 09:06 PM
Jazz audio engineer Rudy Van Gelder passed away at 91
by Tim P
08/25/16 08:47 PM
Forum Stats
84,773 Registered Members
44 Forums
174,746 Topics
2,550,387 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

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 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission