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#1983043 - 11/05/12 01:41 PM Steinway 45, built in the 1960's
w_scott_iv@yahoo Offline
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I'd appreciate anyone's opinions about these pianos from the standpoints of playing them, working on them, and overall quality/durability. Thanks!

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#1983676 - 11/07/12 06:22 AM Re: Steinway 45, built in the 1960's [Re: w_scott_iv@yahoo]
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Given a choice of 60's era pianos, I'd opt for a Baldwin Hamilton 45" over the Steinway 45". The Steinways are durable (unfortunately), but they have a problematic reputation among tuners for difficulty with coherence and stability in the treble.
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#1983741 - 11/07/12 11:53 AM Re: Steinway 45, built in the 1960's [Re: David Jenson]
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Thanks! I appreciate the info.

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