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by Episcopal Oversight
26 Jan 2017, 21:59
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Out of tune lowest notes only
Replies: 8
Views: 4798

Re: Out of tune lowest notes only

Thank you for the advice. In my work I have to seek (and pay for) a second and sometimes a third opinion when significant expenditure might be involved, so it seemed natural to do the same thing with the piano - obviously things are different in the piano world! When I mentioned re-stringing to my t...
by Episcopal Oversight
25 Jan 2017, 16:58
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Out of tune lowest notes only
Replies: 8
Views: 4798

Re: Out of tune lowest notes only

Thank you, Colin. I'm not under any illusion that the piano is 'new' and was fully expecting it might need some time and money spent on it. The first tuning was a complete one - the first tuning after I bought the piano. The second tuning was done a few weeks ago and was also a complete tuning. I've...
by Episcopal Oversight
25 Jan 2017, 00:09
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Out of tune lowest notes only
Replies: 8
Views: 4798

Re: Out of tune lowest notes only

Thank you for your advice. I've attempted to attach a photo of the serial number as per the instructions. If it hasn't worked I'll try again, but for reference it is 164237. I'm willing to invest in this piano if the work is necessary because I really do like both the sound and the feel. I will talk...
by Episcopal Oversight
23 Jan 2017, 22:43
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Out of tune lowest notes only
Replies: 8
Views: 4798

Out of tune lowest notes only

Last February I bought a 1976 Bechstein Model L. Overall I like it a lot, but I've noticed the tuning of the lowest notes - from exactly where the bass strings become single - drifts soon after the piano has been tuned. They don't go out by miles, but enough to beat slightly against octaves and soun...