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#1239609 - 07/29/09 12:40 PM Kawai BLAK too light? Fixable?  
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Hey Folks -

This is a re-post from the main forum - the topic has taken on a new urgency because it turns out that I may not be able to receive the RX-3 I bought - the movers can't get around the turn on my stairs. So, I may need to look for an RX-1, and many I've seen are of the BLAK series - I've tried a number of 2008 RX's and loved the action, and I really want to know that I can get the same experience on the latest models:

Has anyone out there played the new Kawai RX 'Black' series? I tried it out and found that the action was substantially lighter than, say, a Kawai 2008 RX (the action on which I really like). There were two pianos right next to one another, one the 'new' BLAK and the other a 2008 model. I did NOT like the newer action - just too light. Has anyone else had this experience? Or was it just all in my head? What is Kawai up to? Could it be adjusted?

Best regards,

Eric

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#1240009 - 07/29/09 08:21 PM Re: Kawai BLAK too light? Fixable? [Re: elksman]  
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It is my understanding that the actions are the same.
You should PM KawaiDon on this forum. He works for Kawai and can give you the straight scoop on any differences.

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#1240128 - 07/30/09 12:38 AM Re: Kawai BLAK too light? Fixable? [Re: Marty Flinn]  
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Hi Marty - Thanks for the info & suggestion.
Best regards,
Eric

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