Monthly Archives: March 2015

Blüthner Plate Bearing Bars

Sensible angles are built into this new Blüthner Concert Grand (compare the troublesome angles on a Grotrian Steinweg – February 25, 2014). So, the tune-ability – hence tuning stability – of this piano is very good. Not so, however, its … Continue reading


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Burn The Hammers You Don’t Like!

Burning hammers is a technical term: using a flame (or other warming) to alter the angle of each hammer on its shank. Burning is done after Travelling. Travelling can only be done when hammer centres are working properly (more on … Continue reading

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