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by TheMaximillyan
26 May 2018, 05:55
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Ergonomics or common sense?
Replies: 0
Views: 218

Ergonomics or common sense?

How to properly hold and driving the tuning hammer when we tuning upright piano? Ergonomics or common sense? Typically, a tuner sets the key handle from 13 hours and driving it's down when he (she) tuning upright piano. However, this is bad method for a keeping the resource of wood bush and a hole ...
by TheMaximillyan
21 May 2018, 03:16
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Broken piano string . How it's made if you have not new string.
Replies: 0
Views: 238

Broken piano string . How it's made if you have not new string.

https://youtu.be/Y9Gizes8yp4 Max was invited again so that he could reinstall the broken strings (double string H3-C4). A string broken near tuning pin. It's string double, that is, on iron plate hitch has string divided and it goes upwards to be fixed on two tuning pins. Max did not wanted set new ...
by TheMaximillyan
19 May 2018, 06:04
Forum: Piano Concerts Musical Events
Topic: Concert of Chamber Orchestra "Classic"
Replies: 0
Views: 212

Concert of Chamber Orchestra "Classic"

Ladies and gentlemen. I recently uploaded this video. It is dedicated to the memory of outstanding musician Y. I. Saveliev. Concert of Chamber Orchestra "Classic" was made up of transcriptions of music pieces made by Yuri Ivanovich Saveliev for it's. However YouTube pointed out to me that there is a...
by TheMaximillyan
17 May 2018, 01:25
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "Max's cardboard fix"
Replies: 11
Views: 683

Re: "Max's cardboard fix"

Gill the Piano wrote:
16 May 2018, 18:13
Ah, so THAT'S what 'chernigov' meant ! I thought it was a manufacturer. Thanks,Max!
Don't mention it!
by TheMaximillyan
16 May 2018, 13:37
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Soviet russian grand piano "Red October"
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Soviet russian grand piano "Red October"

Max is back. Grand piano "Red October", Ozinky's kids music school concert hall, Russia,Feb.2018 https://youtu.be/UcEFRX-rm-U max is back For some misunderstanding on the part of the administration of the children's music school, Max was excommunicated for 2 years from his work here. But the Sarato...
by TheMaximillyan
16 May 2018, 13:33
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "Max's cardboard fix"
Replies: 11
Views: 683

Re: "Max's cardboard fix"

More to the point why should such a young piano (Petrof?) have loose tuning pins? The old Petrofs of the 80 wer not that good not as bad as the Belarus pianos we use to import them in the 80s seemed like they had oval tuning pins when you tried to tune them a nightmare Bass string overlapped the ne...
by TheMaximillyan
16 May 2018, 13:29
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "Max's cardboard fix"
Replies: 11
Views: 683

Re: "Max's cardboard fix"

Did Belarus pianos sometimes have no name on the fall? I tune an unbadged Russian piano - not bad! - but the only words I can discern are 'student' and 'diplom' on a transfer on the frame. fall board desk? Always marking "Беларусь " On the iron plate have "диплом 2 степени " It's piano "Ukraina" or...
by TheMaximillyan
14 May 2018, 16:18
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "Max's cardboard fix"
Replies: 11
Views: 683

Re: "Max's cardboard fix"

More to the point why should such a young piano (Petrof?) have loose tuning pins? No. It's own home piano that tuner (Kostya). But we making this technique operation especially oldest Soviet piano. And it's work best. Old upright piano "BELARUS" https://youtu.be/--slQtf7H_c?list=PLDD6668CC75A16250
by TheMaximillyan
14 May 2018, 09:58
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "Max's cardboard fix"
Replies: 11
Views: 683

Re: "Max's cardboard fix"

All new is well forgotten old. Why cardboard and no hammer the pin in? 1 Old pinblock where often not only a hole, but has bush have big destroyed. In moment we have hard hammering, we may destroy holes in the pinblock. 2 A simple layman can do this perfectly if he has T-bar socket tuning lever 3 Ca...
by TheMaximillyan
13 May 2018, 15:29
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "Max's cardboard fix"
Replies: 11
Views: 683

"Max's cardboard fix"

Previously, many piano technicians laughed at Max, who suggested using corrugated cardboard for a lost pin. Kostya professional tuner from the Urals took a video about this material. What has changed now? Kostya made a testimony of the device, it's shows that the pin's friction high occurs 1.5 times...
by TheMaximillyan
13 May 2018, 15:25
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Shim the loose tuning piano's pin with cardbord
Replies: 4
Views: 3773

Re: Shim the loose tuning piano's pin with cardbord

A mind-blowing post here! well done. Though some of your methods may be slightly unorthodox, I am hopeful that you have managed to make the pin tighter? One or two suggestions though...... It seems that there is just one loose pin? .... and if you think there is no crack in the wrest plank (pinbloc...