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by maxim_tuner
10 Jun 2019, 13:47
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Max used cardboard shim to save an upright piano now
Replies: 1
Views: 4654

Re: Max used cardboard shim to save an upright piano now

One canada man, tuner used in his page blog it's information a cardboard shim about: 5. Also the loose pin(s) can be taken out and the hole lined with a 50mm cardboard and the tuning pin then screwed in with the cardboard acting as a gap filler hence causing resistance. https://www.pianotuningfreder...
by maxim_tuner
21 Apr 2019, 14:29
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Max used cardboard shim to save an upright piano now
Replies: 1
Views: 4654

Max used cardboard shim to save an upright piano now

https://youtu.be/cWPr3IqTTcM Old piano "BELARUS" Max was invited to consult a piano about. The fact is that this piano was bought by the mistress's mom. It is expensive as a memory but materialyty without. A lady owner of the piano, a successful business lady studied in her childhood precisely on t...
by maxim_tuner
30 Jan 2019, 15:59
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Are you hearing change of a sound it's upright piano now?
Replies: 4
Views: 6077

Re: Are you hearing change of a sound it's upright piano now?

tocnaza wrote:
09 Jan 2019, 18:35
Great video! Thanks for sharing us!
thanks,
by maxim_tuner
23 Jun 2018, 04:42
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "Max's cardboard fix"
Replies: 11
Views: 8860

Re: "Max's cardboard fix"

Barrie Heaton wrote:
13 May 2018, 16:33
Why not hammer the pin in. instead of turning the pin in a hard way.

It's nothing new just a different material I use veneer

Barrie
but Ilya using cardboard shim. He setted several that shim on his old upright piano "KUZBASS"
https://youtu.be/LjN3XaXp1S4
by maxim_tuner
29 Nov 2011, 16:30
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Thank You, pianolive from Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Replies: 2
Views: 3142

Re: Thank You, pianolive from Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum

Are you having success with your new tools? This is just a fairy tale. I quickly learned to use the new L-hammer. The great advantage of L-hammer between T-bar is the ability to gently and without shock to find the correct torque. In the bass range I have been working with his left hand. I hope tha...
by maxim_tuner
29 Nov 2011, 09:18
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Thank You, pianolive from Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Replies: 2
Views: 3142

Thank You, pianolive from Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum

Originally Posted By: pianolive Made a parcel today for Max with a extension lever, tips, mutes and a few other things. Will find the fastest and most secure way tomorrow to get it shipped to him. Thank You, pianolive! In recent years fewer and fewer places in our world for the Christian benefactors...
by maxim_tuner
23 Nov 2011, 07:02
Forum: Piano Showcase
Topic: Endless Kazakh’s steppe
Replies: 0
Views: 3347

Endless Kazakh’s steppe

Masha is pianist. She plays Kazakh composer. Spring endless Kazakh steppe. Fragrance of the vast steppes. Wild horses are fresh morning sun streams in their manes. And you feel it?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-6R9AtAB7U
by maxim_tuner
01 Nov 2011, 07:44
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Handmade maxim_tuner's T-bar
Replies: 0
Views: 2872

Handmade maxim_tuner's T-bar

I use when tuning of piano with plectrum . Such way allows to search for the sounds of the necessary height without shim and laying of the tape. I listen harmonics and intervals. Edited by Moderator We are sorry but we cannot allow you to use this forum to promote a tool and techniques that will dam...
by maxim_tuner
30 Oct 2011, 17:00
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Shim the loose tuning piano's pin with cardbord
Replies: 10
Views: 12515

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

tuning levers - now use a socket set sets of O/S wrestpins - now use cardboard centre pins - now use oil papps and rubber wedges - now use a plectrum I am glad that my video can cause positive emotions among residents Albion! Laughter, as is well known prolong our lives. However, I believe is prema...
by maxim_tuner
30 Oct 2011, 12:56
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Shim the loose tuning piano's pin with cardbord
Replies: 10
Views: 12515

Shim the loose tuning piano's pin with cardbord

When friction between pin and wood hole is no longer enough to provide the necessary tension of the strings on the classical technology seeks to restore pin’s wood hole or hammers pin of larger diameter, or a conclusion about the impossibility of restoring the piano Thus, the pin can be, with some a...
by maxim_tuner
27 Oct 2011, 08:51
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Encourage or not ?
Replies: 55
Views: 310281

Re: Encourage or not ?

Seen the key-cleaning one? How can you make a video lasting six and a quarter minutes out of 'Clean greasy keys with vodka on a bit of rag'?? This one caught my eye, but I'm still trying to fathom out whether he means 'naked' or 'knackered' piano. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr9g0zH79LY&feature=...
by maxim_tuner
27 Oct 2011, 08:43
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Can a piano be untunable?
Replies: 5
Views: 7277

Re: Can a piano be untunable?

I run a small community music night and we have managed to get our hands on a piano. I have transported it to the venue, and all seems to be well, but... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSfI4UxbYrU I may be wrong, but your piano don't need tuning. It's need fundamental and costly repair work. May be...
by maxim_tuner
24 Oct 2011, 16:46
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Encourage or not ?
Replies: 55
Views: 310281

Re: Encourage or not ?

Gill the Piano wrote:I prefer it in a glass! :lol:
I prefer too
by maxim_tuner
24 Oct 2011, 14:16
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Encourage or not ?
Replies: 55
Views: 310281

Re: Encourage or not ?

Yes, you are right. In England a "bodger" used to make chairs out in the forest. Here is a link to an article about the last bodger http://www.stuartking.co.uk/index.php/samuel-rockall-last-of-the-chair-bodgers/ with some pictures. The chairs they made last a very long time./quote] Thank for link. I...
by maxim_tuner
24 Oct 2011, 13:55
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Encourage or not ?
Replies: 55
Views: 310281

Re: Encourage or not ?

Gill the Piano wrote:out of 'Clean greasy keys with vodka
This fluid is available and the most effective
maxim_tuner_bodger_from_KZ
by maxim_tuner
22 Oct 2011, 09:00
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Encourage or not ?
Replies: 55
Views: 310281

Re: Encourage or not ?

Now you bodgers can make your own tools.[/quote]Who exactly are 'you bodgers'?[/quote]Maybe the current discussions here and on Pianoworld will encourage me to become a bodger.[/quote] Dear forum users and techs of piano, if I understand correctly marked pxq explanation of the word "bodger" is not o...
by maxim_tuner
21 Oct 2011, 04:12
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Encourage or not ?
Replies: 55
Views: 310281

Re: Encourage or not ?

If you have non-standard pin, need to forge this pin (hot press, smithy) I am attaching a chart-drawing and photo T-hammers http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/maxim-tuner/album/170673 Now you bodgers can make your own tools. A few posts back, I defined the word 'bodger' for someone else. Who exactly are ...
by maxim_tuner
19 Oct 2011, 17:12
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Encourage or not ?
Replies: 55
Views: 310281

Re: Encourage or not ?

Barrie Heaton wrote:
rxd wrote:
rxd wrote:I still use a T hammer on some vintage pianos I still tune. Barrie,
I am Maximillyan,my respect English Forum and all techs. I get a lot of useful information and I thank you for your research about T-hammer. Greets & Thanks for Barrie Heaton.
Yours Maximillyan