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by sescott
08 May 2016, 22:15
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Piano purchase and action/regulation question.
Replies: 7
Views: 6163

Re: Piano purchase and action/regulation question.

Yes, I have bought a Bluthner Model A. It is a beautiful instrument and I am enjoying every minute I spend with it. I already notice a significant improvement in my playing which is probably due to the fact that I cannot pass it without sitting down for an hour or two!
by sescott
17 Feb 2016, 00:00
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Polyester repair question.
Replies: 9
Views: 7152

Re: Polyester repair question.

Hi and thanks to all who replied. In the end, I decided to wait for a new piano to be delivered to the dealer. I will audition it before accepting delivery but I am hoping things will go smoothly. I am not so relaxed about scrapes dings and dents so for me I feel it is the right decision. The dealer...
by sescott
14 Feb 2016, 18:04
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Polyester repair question.
Replies: 9
Views: 7152

Re: Polyester repair question.

Is this the "top quality" Haesslar piano? ...... not any more :( Who is moving it.... Laurel & Hardy? !! If the piano has been damaged, they should offer another piano without question, and let them repair the damaged one for their show room. Very rare is a repair like that perfect - done them. Get...
by sescott
14 Feb 2016, 14:00
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Polyester repair question.
Replies: 9
Views: 7152

Re: Polyester repair question.

Many thanks Barrie. The finish is black polyester and the piano is from a very good maker so it should be thick. I am much reassured.
Regards,
Stephen
by sescott
14 Feb 2016, 12:00
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Polyester repair question.
Replies: 9
Views: 7152

Polyester repair question.

Hi, I have just placed a deposit on a premium quality upright piano. It has a beautiful tone and a refined action. One slight problem is that the piano has been knocked in transit and there is a small amount of damage to the polyester finish at one corner. The dealer will repair it and has said that...
by sescott
12 Feb 2016, 22:56
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Piano purchase and action/regulation question.
Replies: 7
Views: 6163

Re: Piano purchase and action/regulation question.

Barrie Heaton wrote:The Haessler H124 can be regulated to a nice level which should meat your needs
Sticking notes is not uncommon on new pianos, the best of them can have problems in the first year


Barrie
Many thanks for taking the tome to reply Barrie.
You have put my mind at rest.
Regards,
Stephen
by sescott
10 Feb 2016, 09:54
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Piano purchase and action/regulation question.
Replies: 7
Views: 6163

Piano purchase and action/regulation question.

Hi, I have been learning to the play the piano for the past year as an adult learner although I did have some lessons as a child. I now feel ready to buy my first acoustic upright and have spent many hours trying pianos from different manufacturers. My teachers recommended Yamaha and I have tried a ...