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Post by musicinme » 18 Dec 2008, 12:00

My new piano has arrived and just want to share the news. Commenced my search from 5ft 6 but was captured by the great price on this particular essex.

In a room 16ft long and 10ft wide, the Essex 155 sounds big for its size. My family has commented on its big sound. Piano tech to come in a few weeks for first tuning.

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Post by MarkGoodwinPianos » 18 Dec 2008, 12:13

Congratulations on a successful purchase. I'm sure it will serve you very well for many years to come. Time to enjoy it now :)
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Post by musicinme » 19 Dec 2008, 04:07

Thats is indeed a sporting gesture. Visited your website to see the range of grand pianos, Yamaha and Kawai.


My purchase for just under 6550pounds was a great buy for me. Not an ebony piano, as choices of other finishes on the piano case are more expensive, in Australia. The company where I purchased my piano no longer will sell steinway and sons pianos, after this companys many decades of selling this piano make, stocking other brands such as kawai and yamaha, and I wonder if the reason is largely due to the popularity of the above mentioned pianos.

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Post by joseph » 19 Dec 2008, 16:53

I find Essex pianos are really impressive, especially for the price. Actually, many are much nicer than Bostons which cost a heck of a lot more! I've tried the 6' (ish) grand and I thought it was beautiful.

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Post by sussexpianos » 19 Dec 2008, 18:20

Sorry, but there is no way I would have a piano called "Essex" in my house.
What were they thinking of with a name like that?
Hang some gold chains around it, have a burberry cover made.
I hope you have a nice time with your piano :)

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Post by Openwood » 19 Dec 2008, 19:30

Sorry, but there is no way I would have a piano called "Essex" in my house.
Oh I don't know, maybe they called it that because the action is fast and easy 8)
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Post by Brumtuner » 19 Dec 2008, 19:45

Perhaps it was named after the dulcet-toned fossil known as 'David'.

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Post by joseph » 19 Dec 2008, 20:11

apparently in America, they see Essex as a symbol of British affluence and prosperity. They haven't quite got the whole chav thing . . . . . . . .

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Post by Openwood » 19 Dec 2008, 20:27

apparently in America, they see Essex as a symbol of British affluence and prosperityBritish affluence and prosperity
I look forward to the appearence of the 'Beckham' grand...
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Post by joseph » 19 Dec 2008, 20:30

how posh would that be. . . . . :wink:

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Post by pianotechman » 21 Dec 2008, 11:07

joseph wrote:apparently in America, they see Essex as a symbol of British affluence and prosperity. They haven't quite got the whole chav thing . . . . . . . .

Do they get that idea from episodes of 'Eastenders' where everone is fighting or sleeping with each other and totaly dissfunctional? :lol:
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Post by longbow » 22 Dec 2008, 14:23

Could have been worse. It might have been called a "Wiltshire" or a "Sussex"!

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