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by coldfingers
18 Mar 2017, 14:51
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: ACTION NOISE BABY GRAND
Replies: 14
Views: 5575

Re: ACTION NOISE BABY GRAND

Lifted the hammer SHANKS off the rest rail as suggested (only 1/2 turn needed), hammers all lined up and it's better but not much. It's a shame because the action seems good, light and even. Time to call in an expert I guess, or exchange it for a modern instrument - would this be madness, or am I be...
by coldfingers
09 Mar 2017, 09:59
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: ACTION NOISE BABY GRAND
Replies: 14
Views: 5575

Re: ACTION NOISE BABY GRAND

Thanks again to everyone, really helpful. Now I need to find someone in the outback of North Cornwall to sort it out, so if there's anyone with a recommendation that would be a great help. The tuner from the shop did a good job on first setting it up, but is too far away, and my experience of a loca...
by coldfingers
08 Mar 2017, 10:48
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: ACTION NOISE BABY GRAND
Replies: 14
Views: 5575

Re: ACTION NOISE BABY GRAND

Thanks everyone for very helpful replies. It's roller action, and the hammer shafts do sit on the hammer rail felt when at rest. If they shouldn't, then some serious regulation is needed, but I'm uncertain about this since there's no lost motion between depressing keys and hammers starting to lift. ...
by coldfingers
07 Mar 2017, 18:51
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: ACTION NOISE BABY GRAND
Replies: 14
Views: 5575

ACTION NOISE BABY GRAND

Hello Would appreciate some advice on my Bluthner IV 1937, restored (I'm told) about 15 years ago by Bluthner in London. Release of the keys in the most used areas produces a thump which I now find quite distracting. I've had a look at the hammer rest rail etc with the action out and the felt is sof...