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by dixie
20 Oct 2019, 11:49
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Simplex problem
Replies: 2
Views: 158

Re: Simplex problem

Thanks Barrie. I've just ordered some cpl. I've turned the grub screw which seems to have improved things. I'll take a closer look after the exams next week.
by dixie
16 Oct 2019, 12:44
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Simplex problem
Replies: 2
Views: 158

Simplex problem

Hi, I've recently come across a small grand that seems to have a "simplex" spring and loop action. There is a sticking jack and was wondering if adjusting the grub screw on the front of the jack might solve it. I'm guessing it's to do with spring tensioning but I have to play it for exams next week ...
by dixie
12 Jul 2019, 21:02
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Yamaha c109(B1)
Replies: 6
Views: 1601

Re: Yamaha c109(B1)

Thanks Barrie,
I'm already a student member of PTA. I'll look into the others you mentioned. The training days and conventions sound like just what I'm after.
by dixie
10 Jul 2019, 22:08
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Yamaha c109(B1)
Replies: 6
Views: 1601

Re: Yamaha c109(B1)

It's a small world! I've only been here 3 years -originally from Liverpool .
by dixie
10 Jul 2019, 20:45
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Yamaha c109(B1)
Replies: 6
Views: 1601

Re: Yamaha c109(B1)

Thanks Barrie. I'll look into all those options. Yes I'm in the UK (St. Helens, so probably not too far from your neck of the woods).
by dixie
10 Jul 2019, 15:31
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Yamaha c109(B1)
Replies: 6
Views: 1601

Yamaha c109(B1)

Hi, This my first post so 'Hello' everyone. I'm a professional pianist but I'm just coming to the end of the Randy Potter course and I'm starting to do some tuning and repairs. I've come across a problem with a Yamaha C109 sustain pedal bolt which keeps slipping out of the (Teflon?) bracket on the b...