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by WellTempered
30 Nov 2012, 01:52
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Twatter
Replies: 2
Views: 4061


Does anyone use Twitter? If so please help with hash tags - I am lost with anything other than local xxx
by WellTempered
28 Sep 2012, 18:43
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Social media impact on Piano Trade/Retail ?.
Replies: 3
Views: 2752

Re: Social media impact on Piano Trade/Retail ?.

Have just been introduced to Twittwat and can see the possibilities, especially as live in a relatively Rrrural place - will keep you posted or "twitted" as to how it progresses.
by WellTempered
18 Sep 2012, 19:41
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Sdhimmel pedal.
Replies: 19
Views: 11871

Re: Sdhimmel pedal.

Speak to Schimmel x they are fabby......far more importantly ...........are we talking about Southern Real Ale (correct temperature e.g Spitfire) or Northern Real Ale (stupidly cold with a big head?) xxxx
by WellTempered
06 Jul 2012, 21:10
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Brinsmead upright #11666
Replies: 7
Views: 4476

Re: Brinsmead upright #11666

Smelly stools can truly be a problem especially with an older piano. There is such a close connection between the infrastructure of the piano and the stool. For example if the piano has been tuned to a well-tempered scale (older)but the owner happens to prefer a more "even-tempered" (newer) diet the...
by WellTempered
18 May 2012, 22:38
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: repairing old upright felts etc
Replies: 3
Views: 3309

Re: repairing old upright felts etc

I would suggest that you let someone who is trained in doing the job do it!! It was your great grandma's piano and I assume it is a labour of love. There are plenty of things that you could do to the piano to make sure that a family member has been involved with it's restoration that doesn't involve...
by WellTempered
18 May 2012, 21:54
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Tuning advice needed
Replies: 7
Views: 5665

Re: Tuning advice needed

5 Cents is worth only "5 cents" in monetary terms. It wouldn't even be a "bang down" but a tap down. The richness of tuning is down to the ear, I believe, and very personal - digital tuners are like the introduction of CD's to the music business - so much is lost and things can start sounding mechan...
by WellTempered
12 May 2012, 18:58
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 3656

Re: Advice please

Definitely get a tuner/piano technician to look at it as it is old enough to have structural problems ...and if none then it would be a lovely buy xx