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by Colin Nicholson
05 Jul 2010, 08:52
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Piano strings breaking
Replies: 12
Views: 16052

Re: Piano strings breaking

Hi everyone Just read all your anecdotes re: strings breaking - brings back memories! I once re-strung a Schiedmayer grand - about 12 years ago now, and when I started to loosen the tension off the bass strings, a few of them flew across the room like a crossbow & arrow! I think just by disturbi...
by Colin Nicholson
04 Jul 2010, 23:11
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Advice please on moving & re-conditioning old piano
Replies: 4
Views: 5645

Re: Advice please on moving & re-conditioning old piano

Hi Maria, Give me a shout if you want - I live in Bradford. I am a qualified piano tuner & tech./ restorer & can give you a free quotation. No charge for call-out either if the piano is in Huddersfield - just 11 miles away. Please reply on email for contact details. Cheers Colin Nicholson. D...
by Colin Nicholson
04 Jul 2010, 22:37
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "playing in" a new piano
Replies: 4
Views: 7078

Re: "playing in" a new piano

ha ha! yeh, only can wink when you are regulating a fine ladies piano! (or is it feathering?)
by Colin Nicholson
04 Jul 2010, 19:36
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: "playing in" a new piano
Replies: 4
Views: 7078

Re: "playing in" a new piano

Hi JayJay, I am new to this forum (I help with the other one) - and I'm a piano tuner & tech guy. The "playing in" is referring to the regulation of the piano aswell, and after a while, the various sections of buckskin leather under the hammer notches, and the key capstan felt will sta...