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by atocp
31 May 2012, 16:13
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: type of glue for bridle staps
Replies: 13
Views: 22173

Re: type of glue for bridle staps

thank you Colin and Johnkie for the advice on the next step, and thank you colin for the detailed help. I understand that the forum is for general reading, and would never want anyone to divulge info that could harm their profession. I decided to take the plunge, and thinking that the hammers were s...
by atocp
30 May 2012, 12:21
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: type of glue for bridle staps
Replies: 13
Views: 22173

Re: type of glue for bridle staps

thank you for the advice and help on this. i have clipped on a few clip on ones, just to see the overall length, as was discussed, and they are all about 1.5cm too long. didn't notice that when the action was outside the piano. couple of follow up questions though, in order to put in new straps that...
by atocp
24 May 2012, 23:06
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: type of glue for bridle staps
Replies: 13
Views: 22173

type of glue for bridle staps

Hi all, I have taken apart my upright piano, and cleaned it out. Instead of replacing the felts as I have been advised not to do myself, I am replacing the bridle straps and putting it back together. I bought Copydex glue when I got felts, but as Im not using them I am wondering if Copydex is ok to ...
by atocp
04 May 2012, 22:59
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: repairing old upright felts etc
Replies: 3
Views: 5288

Re: repairing old upright felts etc

Hi Colin, Thanks for the advice. It was very helpful to the cause. The strings look in ok condition (although I could be wildly incorrect.) They still have a relatively good colour on them, and although dirty, dont have any signs of corrosion, stretching etc. With regards to the hammers, if I am not...
by atocp
02 May 2012, 16:52
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: repairing old upright felts etc
Replies: 3
Views: 5288

repairing old upright felts etc

Hi all, I am wondering if I can get some advice on what to replace in my old upright piano. I opened it up, mainly to clean it and replace the bridle straps because a few keys weren't working. It turns out, the dust, bridle straps and general manky-ness is a culmination of many many decades. Everyth...