Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!


SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
Who's Online Now
57 registered members (ando, Buckster, ArthurM, AZ_Astro, 15 invisible), 1,371 guests, and 12 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#1173686 - 04/03/09 07:56 AM rattle "snake"!  
Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 115
Anson Everitt Offline
Full Member
Anson Everitt  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 115
Utah
OH MAN! This is perfect! I went to diagnose the yammy p22 yesterday(I think that's pianotech-ese for yamaha p22). Anyhow, this thing has the exact same "rattle" as the piano I grew up on and am now using in my home.(a studio-kawai-creamy white color) I've been looking for this "snake" since before I knew the reason that funny guy with the bag full o tools came to our house every few years and pounded the crap out of our piano even though I wasn't allowed to pound on the piano. Its a mechanical rattle or buzz. Nothing to do with tuning or hammers not hitting square. Do you know what I mean? It's actuated mostly by notes in the upper third of the piano and I think it may be coming from the fallboard hinge. It stops sometimes. It will do it on loud notes and on soft notes. If I move the fall board a little I can get it to stop. Then, if I leave it for some time and come back, it will come back too. Mysterious, it is. Find it, I must. The owner said, the store tech put something on the ends of the fall board, where it attaches to the case or frame. I looked,...on the pin with the little locking flange there seemed to be an extra washer or maybe even a balance rail felt to keep things from rattling..... Not helping. Is there a possibility we would need to get a better quality hinge?. I think its the long skinny pin going through the center of that hinge. or still something to do with those locking flanges, whatever they're called.

feel free to comment it you like!

anson


Anson Everitt
PTG associate
(ad 800)
PTG 2017 Convention
PTG Convention 2017 St Louis
#1173694 - 04/03/09 08:09 AM Re: rattle "snake"! [Re: Anson Everitt]  
Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 115
Anson Everitt Offline
Full Member
Anson Everitt  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 115
Utah
Oh yes, the previous attemptees have apparantly tightened every screw everywhere except for on the action itself. This seems to be true. THis piano is only a year old. I plan on removing the action and tightening all screws but I don't think this is where the culprit lies. Is that how you spell lies? or should it be lyes? ly? LL..Let sleeping dogs ly. that can't be it. Oh youcan tell I've been short of sleep having spent some time at the hospital getting the 4th member of our future piano moving crew here and safely snug up against his soft source of sustenance.yummy!
anson



Anson Everitt
PTG associate
#1173712 - 04/03/09 09:03 AM Re: rattle "snake"! [Re: Anson Everitt]  
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,731
UnrightTooner Offline
5000 Post Club Member
UnrightTooner  Offline
5000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,731
Bradford County, PA
Congrats!


Jeff Deutschle
Part-Time Tuner
Who taught the first chicken how to peck?
#1173758 - 04/03/09 10:23 AM Re: rattle "snake"! [Re: UnrightTooner]  
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,002
Keith Roberts Offline
2000 Post Club Member
Keith Roberts  Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,002
Murphys, Ca
What is it Kawai Don says to use on the rattly hinge? Linseed oil? A couple of drops stops the rattle.


Keith Roberts
Keith's Piano Service
Hathaway Pines,Ca
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment

Moderated by  Piano World 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
What's Hot!!
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
New Topics - Multiple Forums
On legato and slurs
by Fede. 05/27/17 02:49 AM
What makes a piece difficult
by Emeraldz. 05/27/17 01:12 AM
Rach 3 with our own Jeffrey Biegel
by Piano World. 05/27/17 12:21 AM
Kawai or not Kawai - that is the question
by Pianolance. 05/26/17 11:40 PM
Angela Hewitt Masterclass
by earlofmar. 05/26/17 07:54 PM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Report Problems With New Forums
Report Problems with New Forums Here!
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics179,912
Posts2,630,161
Members87,895
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0