Monthly Archives: February 2014

Grotrian Steinweg Plate Bearing Bars

I like many Grotrian-Steinweg pianos – I was brought up with a 185 grand (from 1896) – but this new 2 metre something grand has proximal plate bearing bars that will become a tuner’s nightmare. (One of my friends recently … Continue reading

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Slippery Jack – Kawai

Pianos went thru a bad period of experimentation with various plastics – but Kawai came thru with a brilliant set up: all bearing parts use traditional felts/leathers, except the JACKS, which are the best jacks I’ve ever seen… …Note the … Continue reading

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