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by Steve Christian
10 Sep 2017, 17:34
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Horne and Thompson of Burton upon Trent
Replies: 1
Views: 385

Horne and Thompson of Burton upon Trent

Hi, Does anyone know anything about this make? I can't find anything myself, its a mahogany upright possibly 1920ish?
I was wondering if its possible it was made by someone else and rebranded?
Thanks Steve
by Steve Christian
01 Sep 2017, 22:08
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Cyberhammer advice
Replies: 0
Views: 371

Cyberhammer advice

Hi, does anyone here use a Cyberhammer? I have the keyes and like it but I'm wondering if the cyberhammer is worth the extra outlay? thanks Steve.
by Steve Christian
30 Aug 2017, 18:58
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Bluthner Grand Dampers
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: Bluthner Grand Dampers

Thanks Barry, had thought they're a bit short when compared to other makes, I'll give it a go. I think it must be something fundamental to the design as I don't have this with bechsteins or steinways.
by Steve Christian
29 Aug 2017, 12:55
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Bluthner Grand Dampers
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Bluthner Grand Dampers

Hi, Does anyone have any tips for improving the efficiency of the dampers on a bluthner grand? They're refelted and regulated, but they just aren't snappy enough in cutting off the sound. I've tried "worrying" the felt, adding on lead weights to the wires (which does help a bit and doesn't seem to a...