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  • Followup:  I finally had a chance to "yank that string up" as Patrick suggested.  It worked out great. I got it level with the other 2 and it sounds much better.  Thanks again for the advice. ------------------------------ William ...

  • Thanks for the advice Patrick.  I will give it a try.  I was just afraid that yanking it up to hard would make matters worse. ------------------------------ William Scaglione North Tonawanda NY 716-471-1565 ---------------------- ...

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    RE: hammer mating

    Patrick, I'm pretty sure that it is ONLY   the  Yamaha grand model GB1K  of  grand models sold in the US that is manufactured in Indonesia along with all  Yamaha upright models shorter than 48" (however the quirky 48" b3 IS made in ...

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    RE: hammer mating

    Yank that string up, I doubt this newish agraffe will break. I noticed a unison on a new Yamaha GC2 (Indonesian made I believe) that sounded bad, and I found  there was quite a wave in one noisy string. High near the striking point, ...

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    RE: Sabathil

    Interesting article! " It is unlikely that a Clavichord needs any other adjustments or repairs as described above, but if there is any special problem, the manufacturer will always be ready to give you advice." He didn't ...

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    Sabathil

    Paul Brown just uploaded a scan of the March, 1962 Journal  to the Tuner Technician Magazine Archives (viewable by PTG members only). It includes an article by Sigurd Sabathil on the clavichord, and announces that in the next issue ...

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  • I'm not sure what you mean by the last tuner left it cents high. A Steinway D I tune almost weekly but at most monthly can vary 20¢ Depending upon humidity changes. ------------------------------ Larry Messerly, RPT Bringing Harmony ...