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Humidity in north west England

Post by chrisw » 17 Dec 2018, 11:24

Last week humidity levels fell to a low level due to cold dry weather. Last Saturday it remained very cold but also extremly wet but I was surprised that humidity did not climb very quickly. Today (Monday) outside temperatures are mild for the time of year and humidity, measured inside the house, has recovered to almost 40%RH.

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Re: Humidity in north west England

Post by Barrie Heaton » 19 Dec 2018, 00:42

this year's ups and downs of humanity as made a lot of pianos move in and out of tune.

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Post by chrisw » 19 Dec 2018, 11:09

I sometimes wonder if a veneered (laminated) soundboard would be less affected by humidity swings as they could be constructed using waterproof glue.

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Re: Humidity in north west England

Post by Barrie Heaton » 19 Dec 2018, 19:59

the short answer is No

The only one that is effective in Humidity swings is the carbon fiber one But..... £££££

or have a lifesaver fitted it's cheaper and they do work well

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