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really good repair . . .

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really good repair . . .

Even though I have been doing this for over 15 years I have never seen this bass bridge repair before. Was on a 100 + year old upright. Who ever did it did a very good job. Normally there are bridge pins driven into the bridge. The wooden bridge could no longer hold the pins …

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Agraffes in the wrong place . . .

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Agraffes in the wrong place . . .

at a piano tuning in Wellesly I noticed this “cupid” model Sohmer grand piano has agraffes at the bridge instead of before the dampers.  As the sound board flattens out the down bearing pressure at the bridge changes.  Now these notes a very “buzzy”.

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